A bronze statue of a native American holding a bow with one hand while steading his snarling dog with the other as they face an unknown encounterIndian Hunter: John Quincy Adams Ward Headstone No. 2John Quincy Adams Ward was an American Sculptor with many popular works. He was born in Urbana (Champaign County) Ohio. Year later he moved to New York City and studied under Henry Kirke Brown. In 1866, his first sculpture (Indian Hunter) was placed in New York’s Central Park which became the park’s first sculpture created by an American Artist. After he passed, his family buried him in Urbana Ohio and commissioned a replica of Indian Hunter for his headstone. The work depicts a Native American hunter, bow in hand, restraining his snarling hunting dog.
Urbana Ohio serves as the county seat of Champaign County and serves as the burial ground of Ohio explorer, Indian fighter and patriot, Simon Kenton. Another famous son is John Quincy Adams Ward (grandson of Urbana Ohio founder Colonel William Ward).
A bronze statue of a native American holding a bow with one hand while steading his snarling dog with the other as they face an unknown encounterA bronze statue of a native American holding a bow with one hand while steading his snarling dog with the other as they face an unknown encounterA bronze sculpture featuring frontiersman Simon Kenton which today serves as his headstone

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