Texas Monuments

  • Buffalo Soldier Monument

    This bronze statue is based on the painting, "The Errand of Corporal Ross"

  • Fray Garcia Monument

    This 14-ft. bronze sculpture by John Houser honors the priest who founded the area's first mission. The statue, in Pioneer Plaza downtown, is the first in the series of "Twelve Travelers"

  • Georgia Monument

    Erected in 1976 to fulfill long-standing promise to honor the Georgia Battalion that volunteered in Texas' war for independence in 1836. Most were killed in the Goliad massacre;

  • Helium Monument

    Six Story stainless steel time column erected 1968 commemorates the unusual natural element found near here in world'

  • The Cross

    Rising 100 feet from the rolling prairie, The Cross was built by the Jim and Doris Studer family in 1993. It measures 70 feet from tip to tip on the arm, and the arms are 60 feet above ground. It is 1

  • Knox County Veterans Memorial

    Located at corner of U.S. 82 and Texas 6, impressive monument dedicated in 2000 honors allKnox County veterans from the Spanish-AmericanWar through current conflicts. Center arch is flanked by 10

  • Vietnam Memorial

    Recognizes men and women who served the U.S. in Southeast Asia. Stone is same type used at National Vietnam Memorial in Washing ton, D.C. Displays include a F-4E Phanton II, UH-1

  • Empty Saddle Monument

    A favorite photo subject, monument stands at north end of Dalhart'

  • Old Rip the Horned Toad

    According to apparently authentic records and witnesses, a Texas horned toad (a type of lizard) was sealed in cornerstone of an Eastland courthouse built in 1897. In 1928

  • Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument

    Just 30 miles north of Amarillo on Highway 136

  • Mackenzie Trail Monument

    Large hand-carved marker erected by descendants of early ranchers, summarizes the famous Mackenzie Trail and what it meant to area pioneers in the late 1800

  • Killough Monument

    Native stone monument commemorates victims of East Texas' worst Indian depredation, erected on spot where massacre took place on Oct. 5, 1838. (not shown on most maps)

  • Grave of Col. James W. Fannin Jr. and Men

    Monument marks grave of Colonel Fannin and 342

  • Davy Crockett Statue

    Davy Crockett Statue

    David “Davy” Crockett was born in Tennessee on August 17, 1786 and died a hero on March 6, 1836 at the Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.