The Antonio Gil Y'Barbo Statue
This statue is located on the east side of the Nacogdoches Historic Visitor's Center in the downtown square. Y'Barbo (1729-1809) served as the Spanish militia commander and later established a home along the Attoyac where he lived at the time of his death. For more information see the detailed biography of Y'Barbo in the Texas Handbook Online. The sculptor who created this 1997 statue is Ernest Roberge Jr. (1936-2013).