Friday, March 16, 2012
The City of Cockrell Hill will be receiving the first monument to the Fallen Immigrant from the Federation of Clubs Zagatecanos of North Texas. This monument is made from volcanic rock named "Metapil", quarried in the Mexican State of Queretaro and sculptured in the State of Zacatecas, Mexico. The artist and sculptuer C.J. Felix Mulo Arcnas will be here to deliver and erect the monument.
The monument will be located on the West side of Jefferson Blvd. at Cockrell Hill Rd. Currently the monument stands 11 feet tall and weights over 6000 pounds.
The unveiling and presentation will be on March 24th, 2012 between 2:15 pm and 3:00 pm.