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Apr 22

Placing the Tejano Monument into Texas History

Governor Perry addresses the crowd at the unveiling of the Tejano Monument

On Thursday, March 29, 2012, the Tejano Monument’s 12-year journey, from conception to completion, ended with its placing on the south lawn of the Capitol grounds. A mariachi group greeted the enthusiastic crowd, which numbered over a thousand including a number of Texas dignitaries and Governor Rick Perry. Gov. Perry’s speech highlighted the significance of the project noting, …

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