The Cow Fountain is a Water Fountain and a piece of Town Art created by local artist Donna Billick in 1989 along with the The Dancing Pigs. Both are located at The Marketplace, with this one in the northwest corner of the shopping center. This beautiful fountain revels in barnyard joy by simulating a pool being filled with cow and pig slobber. People sometimes toss coins into the slobber and during Davis' hot summers people often sit with their bare feet in it. This piece is not in the City's public art collection.
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2007-07-10 17:29:40 I remember climbing across all the animal heads when I was small enough that they supported my weight —StevenDaubert
2008-04-15 16:14:09 I remember stealing pennies out of this thing when I was little. —thelonepiper555
2010-01-13 18:07:57 I remember in 1997 when someone poured a bunch of concentrated red dye into this fountain; before they changed the water, it had quite a grizzly effect. —EdwardNiemand
2011-08-05 16:56:49 People used to love to pout laundry/dish detergent in these fountains... suds would overflow in every direction. —OldDavis73