The Gateway Statue: A Pioneer Family Travelling West on the El Camino Real in Historic Nacogdoches
The Gateway Statue, sculpted by Nacogdoches Artist Michael Boyett, stands in front of the Historic Town Center
as a tribute to the Pioneering Families who Travelled West on the El Camino Real to settle Texas. Sculpted over
a period three years, the bronze statue represents the figures in a life-size Grand Classic Style with contrasting
rustic details such as the pine cone, frog, shawl and a dog. The Statue was dedicated in Febuary of 2013 and
honors Nacogdoches Philanthropist Charles Bright.
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