The sculpture of a mother teaching her children to fish was donated by Margueritte Schirk Gardner in honor of her mother, Emilie Schirk, a French emigrant and widow who raised ten children during the Great Depression and World War II with great personal sacrifice. It was dedicated to “All of Our Mothers” on Mother’s Day, 2001.
Sculptor: Russell Cushman
Installation: 13 May 2001
Location: Bryan’s Heritage Park, 600 S Hutchins St, Bryan TX 77803