One side of the monument to fur trader Andrew Drips features his wife Mary, of the Otoe tribe. The marker is in Kansas City’s first city park, Andrew Drips Park at West 16th Street and Belleview Avenue.
One side of the monument to fur trader Andrew Drips features his wife Mary, of the Otoe tribe. The marker is in Kansas City’s first city park, Andrew Drips Park at West 16th Street and Belleview Avenue. Kansas City Parks Department
One side of the monument to fur trader Andrew Drips features his wife Mary, of the Otoe tribe. The marker is in Kansas City’s first city park, Andrew Drips Park at West 16th Street and Belleview Avenue. Kansas City Parks Department

Then and Now: A fur-trapping adventurer lends his name to Kansas City’s first park

March 17, 2017 07:00 AM

UPDATED March 18, 2017 11:20 PM

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