Kansas City's First Park, the keystone of our park system, given to the city by William and Catherine Drips Mulkey, May 5, 1882, in honor of Andrew Drips.
Erected by The Historical Committee West Side Community Council and the Board of Park Commissioners. 1951
1789 - 1860
Celebrated in the fur trade of the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains.
Catherine, daughter of his wife Mary, of the Oto Nation, was born at the historic battle of Pierre's Hole, July 18, 1832. Kansas City was their home from 1839.