BINGO! Hi Carrolisa! I am soooo glad you also posted your message here. I first saw your message at FamilyHistory.com who is not accepting postings at this time due to their upgrade.
I too am a descendant of the Brugman family you are researching. I have been researching our genealogy for many years. Please check out http://familia.rootsweb.com/familia.htm
where you will find a a small portion of our genealogy.
The statue you are referring to is a monument to the Heroes of the Lares revolution at Lares, PR. Our rebellious ancestor is Mathias (Matias) Brugman Duliebre (my great great great grandfather) but he his misidentified on the monument. Got loads of info, get in touch!