After years of standing in a field at the Bastrop foundry where they were made, the state-owned, homeless Juneteenth statues are getting a permanent home in East Austin.
Under an agreement worked out by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, the five statues, recently moved from Bastrop to a state surplus warehouse here in Austin, will wind up at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center on Angelina Street in East Austin.
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