"Capital Beaver Family", By Kenneth M. Scott An American Artist

The Plaque
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A bronze plaque on the bass of the sculpture described its origin:

Capital Beaver Family
Sculptor: Kenneth M. Scott
Presented To: Citizens of the State of Oregon
By the: Willamette Christmas Association
Begonia Society
Capitol Arrangers Guild
Fircrest Garden Club
Grow and Show Garden Club
Little Garden Club Of Salem Heights
Salem Men's Garden Club
Rose Society
Wilark Park Garden Club
June, 1985


"Capital Beaver Family" June 1985   •  By Kenneth M. Scott external link   •  An American Artist   •  Oregon State Capital grounds   •  Salem, Oregon   •  44° 56' 20.90" N, 123° 1' 57.11" W   •  (Date Photographed: 15:45:45 Monday 8 November 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 24 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5231
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Bronze Beavers In Shade
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The statue of three beavers near a pond under the shade of tall trees. In the fall, as when this photo was taken, the pond was filled with rain from a recent storm. In the summer the pond is dry.


"Capital Beaver Family" June 1985   •  By Kenneth M. Scott external link   •  An American Artist   •  Oregon State Capital grounds   •  44° 56' 20.90" N, 123° 1' 57.11" W   •  (Date Photographed: 15:45:56 Monday 8 November 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 24 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5233
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Beaver On Rock With Stick
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One of the three beavers leaned on a rock and held a stick. Notice the bitten off stump of a small tree next to the beaver.


"Capital Beaver Family" June 1985   •  By Kenneth M. Scott external link   •  An American Artist   •  Oregon State Capital grounds   •  44° 56' 21.71" N, 123° 1' 55.54" W   •  (Date Photographed: 15:46:04 Monday 8 November 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 24 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5234
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Beaver With Stick In Mouth
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Another of the three beavers faced the camera and showed off a stick held horizontally in its mouth. Note the detail in the beaver's fur.


"Capital Beaver Family" June 1985   •  By Kenneth M. Scott external link   •  An American Artist   •  Oregon State Capital grounds   •  44° 56' 21.37" N, 123° 1' 55.02" W   •  (Date Photographed: 15:46:09 Monday 8 November 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 24 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5235
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Third Beaver's Sharp Claws
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The third of the three beavers stood on a rock and displayed its sharp claws.


"Capital Beaver Family" June 1985   •  By Kenneth M. Scott external link   •  An American Artist   •  Oregon State Capital grounds   •  44° 56' 20.09" N, 123° 1' 55.31" W   •  (Date Photographed: 15:46:13 Monday 8 November 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 24 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5236
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Trio Of Beavers
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A trio of beavers stood on rocks surrounding a small pond filled with pine needles.


"Capital Beaver Family" June 1985   •  By Kenneth M. Scott external link   •  An American Artist   •  Oregon State Capital grounds   •  44° 56' 20.30" N, 123° 1' 55.68" W   •  (Date Photographed: 15:46:18 Monday 8 November 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 24 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5237
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Beavers From Behind
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The "Capital Beaver Family" sculpture as seen from behind. Beyond the sculpture was the walk of state flags. A circular display of all state flags in order of admission to the Union.


"Capital Beaver Family" June 1985   •  By Kenneth M. Scott external link   •  An American Artist   •  Oregon State Capital grounds   •  44° 56' 20.65" N, 123° 1' 55.65" W   •  (Date Photographed: 15:52:38 Monday 8 November 2015)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 24 November 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C15_5238
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