Texas Pioneer Woman Monument

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    Texas Pioneer Woman Monument

    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
    HONORING
    THE PIONEER WOMEN OF EARLY TEXAS
    PRESENTED TO THE STATE OF TEXAS BY THE
    DAUGHTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS
    DISTRICT VIII
    1998”
     
    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.
     


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    Address: Texas Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
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    Austin State Capitol : Texas State Capitol: Pioneer Women Memorial

    The Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas houses a bronze statue tribute to Texas pioneer women that tourists can check out. Visit the Pioneer Women statue at the Texas State Capitol with tips in this free video on tourism.

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