Iowa Archives
5:00 am
Fri July 29, 2011

Butter Cow Centennial

A birthday party, a secret, and something found in most refrigerators. That combination will surely entice visitors to an iconic exhibit at the State Fair next month. Sculpting has commenced for the centennial of the butter cow. But the celebration will be tempered by the passing of the tradition's most famous artist.

The late sculptor Duffy Lyon in 1960.
Credit Iowa State Fair