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Confederate Soldiers Monument

Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701, USA  | More on: Palmito Ranch »

The Confederate Soldiers Monument is located on the historic south grounds of the Texas State Capitol, near the Congress Avenue entrance gates. Construction of the monument begain in 1900 and was completed in 1903. It consists of bronze figures representing infantry, cavalry, Confederate states, and battles fought between 1861 and 1865. Pompeo Coppini executed the bronze figures and Frank Teich erected the monument.

 

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Directions

From I-35 take 11th Street exit to downtown Austin. Proceed west on 11th Street about 0.5 mile to the capitol.

Visitor Services

The Capitol Complex Visitors Center, located 1/2 block east of the monument at 112 East 11th Street, offers an exhibitions program, an educational video presentation, and a gift shop. The facility is accessible to people with disabilities; public rest rooms, a drinking fountain, and pay telephones are located in the basement.

Regular Events

None.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Free

Hours

Accessible twenty-four hours; visitors center, Monday-Saturday 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Sunday 12:00-5:00 P.M.

Phone

512-305-8400

Website

http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34974/ »

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