Central Park has more than 800 acres that hold so much history. There are more than 20 sculptures... but not one depicts an actual woman. Of the 23 statues of historical figures in the 840-acre, 166-year-old public park, none honors actual women. There are statues of three female fictional characters: Alice in Wonderland, Mother Goose and William Shakespeare's Juliet, who appears with Romeo.
Now, a piece currently being designed will feature 3 heroes, working together, to change the world. Created by nationally renowned sculptor, Meredith Bergmann, the Women's Rights Pioneers Monument will depict suffragists Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, all of whom were New Yorkers.
via ABC 7
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