Museum, Austin, TX
Place Category: Memorial & Statue
A monument on the Texas State Capitol grounds in Austin, dedicated to the pioneer woman of early Texas.
The bronze statue of a woman holding a baby in one hand while she is looking forward. It stands on a red granite pedestal, and the plaque reads:
“TEXAS PIONEER WOMAN
THE PIONEER WOMEN OF EARLY TEXAS
PRESENTED TO THE STATE OF TEXAS BY THE
DAUGHTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS
It was sculpted by Linda Sioux Henley and dedicated in 1998. This is the only statue on the Texas State Capitol grounds dedicated to women.
Address: Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
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