Monday’s Monument: Bury the Hatchet, San Antonio, TX

Monday’s Monument: Bury the Hatchet, San Antonio, TX

This engraved stone is embedded in the pavement in front of the Bexar County Court House in Main Plaza / Plaza de las Islas. It says: Captain Toribio de Urrutia and Fray Santa Ana now determined to do their best to establish a permanent and lasting peace with the...
Monday’s Monument: Hand of Peace, Walnut Creek, California

Monday’s Monument: Hand of Peace, Walnut Creek, California

“Hand of Peace” by Benjamin Bufano, is made of copper, mosaic and stained glass. The 30-foot-tall open-hand figure has stained glass around the fingers and a mural in the middle of the palm featuring a group of children. Above them, an inscription reads, “The children...