Monday, February 8, 2016

Sculpture Walk at the Centennial Gardens: Can you ID these busts?


Historic Figures in Bronze at the McGovern Centennial Gardens (formerly Houston Garden Center) 

Sculpture Walk seen from the observation platform on the hill
Hawkins Sculpture walk seen from the observation platform on the hill 
Hover over photos to read names

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca - 15th Century Spanish Explorer of the New World

HAWKINS SCULPTURE WALK (stone tablet name marker)

Benito Juárez, Mexican Leader

Simon Bolivar (1783-1830)


Jose Marti (1853-1895) Precursor of the Cuban Independence

Libertador Jose De San Martin 1778-1850 (Argentina, Chile, Peru)

McGovern Centennial Gardens Site Plan with Legends - Points of Interest
Map of layout of McGovern Centennial Gardens with Points of Interest identified  
Vicente Roccafuerte (1783-1847) (President of Ecuador)

General Bernardo O'Higgins Libertador de Chile (1778-1842)


Field Marshall Ramon Castilla y Marquesado (1797-1867)  (President of Peru)


Dr. Jose P. Rizal (1861-1896) (National Hero of The Philippines)


IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE TOP TO BOTTOM 

Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (Spanish Explorer)

Benito Juárez aka Benito Pablo Juárez García (1806-1872)(President of Mexico and national hero)

Simon Bolivar (1783-1830) (Venezuelan  leader of South America's Independence movement)

Jose Marti (1853-1895) (Precursor of Cuban Independence)

 Jose De San Martin (1778-1850) (Liberator of Argentina, Chile, Peru)

Vicente Roccafuerte (1783-1847) (President of Ecuador)

General Bernardo O'Higgins Libertador de Chile (1778-1842)(Liberator of Chile)

 Field Marshall Ramon Castilla y Marquesado (1797-1867)  (President of Peru)

Dr. Jose P. Rizal (1861-1896) (National Hero of The Philippines)