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The monument (sculture) is located at the one way street going into the Old Town Albuquerque. Based on the information Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes lived1651–1714. He was a Spanish politician who emmigrated to America in 1678 and ruled Texas between1698–1702 and New Mexico between1704–1707....More
This bronze sculpture located in Old Towne Albuquerque is one of many extraordinary bronze sculptures located throughout Albuquerque. Several are in the Old Towne area. One can only marvel at the details, expressiveness, size and weight of this sculpture. It is easyome to find and...More
My wife and I visited Albuquerque and spent about a day and a half walking through Old Town visiting its boutique shops, restaurants, museums, historical sights, and just taking in its beauty....
The Don Francisco Cuervo Y Valdes Statue was the first thing we saw...More
Ruggedly executed, it gives the feeling of the rough-around-the-edges setting Don Francisco found himself in (back in the early 1700's). The horse turns his head, raises its hoof, and looks every bit the war horse he probably was. Move over, Bucephalus!
Don Franciso is reading...More