The John Wayne Statue
Robert Summers, 1982
The John Wayne Associates commissioned sculptor Robert Summers to create a bronze statue of “the Duke” in commemoration of the late actor and true American patriot John Wayne.
A “man of humility, of honesty, and a hero of the American West (who) was a symbol to the world of the traditional American values.” (Resolution of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, June 20, 1979). The nine-foot statue was dedicated to the County on November 4, 1982 and
Medium type: Bronze
Date created: 1982