MAP: See where in San Marcos the mermaid statues are going

The city of San Marcos will see 10 new mermaid statues around town soon.

The city of San Marcos will see 10 new mermaid statues around town soon.

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San Marcos City Council members on March 6 approved the final locations for the mermaid statues that will form the Mermaid March, a public art project that places mermaid sculptures around the city.

Designed and produced locally by The Fountain People, the mermaid statues stand at 7 feet tall and are made of fiberglass.

The mermaids will be on display for at least two years, according to the San Marcos Arts Commission.

Artists received stipends to create the statues, which the arts commission said had to be "original, vibrant, humorous and uplifting in nature."

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By Marie Albiges

Marie Albiges was the editor for the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covered San Marcos City Council, San Marcos CISD and Hays County Commissioners Court. Marie previously reported for the Central Austin edition. Marie moved to Austin from Williamsburg, Va. in 2016 and was born in France. She has since moved on from Community Impact in May 2018.


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