Mexican War Memorial unveiled at Veterans Park

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - A new statue was unveiled Wednesday at Veterans Park in College Station.

The Mexican War Memorial was revealed during a ceremony hosted by the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial board.

The Mexican-American War played a critical role in defining the border between the two nations that remains in place today.

The statue’s sculptor is J. Payne Lara of Navasota. He has sculpted all of the bronze statues on display along with the Lynn Stuart pathway at the park.