Site of First Shot of the Texas Revolution - Cost, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 29° 26.332 W 097° 31.297
14R E 643390 N 3257519
Quick Description: Located in a triangular roadside park east of Cost on Hwy-97.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/29/2020 9:48:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM1214K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
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Long Description:
Smithsonian Art Inventory

"A bronze relief depicting soldiers in battle, surrounding a cannon. One of the soldiers raises a sword over his head with his proper right hand; another carries a flag; another carries a rifle. One soldier kneels behind the cannon. The relief is inset into the front of a granite marker, with allegorical female goddess figures carved in relief niches flanking each side."

TITLE: Site of First Shot of the Texas Revolution

ARTIST(S): Waldine Amanda Tauch

DATE: 1936

MEDIUM: Bronze / Gray Granite

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS TX000664

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Located in a triangular roadside park east of Cost on Hwy-97.


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
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