Boston Women’s Memorial

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Place Category: Memorial & StatuePlace Tags: Greater Boston Places and Places in MA

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    Boston Women’s Memorial

    The Boston Women’s Memorial is a monument dedicated to three women who challenged norms and shaped the U.S history: Abigail Adams, the wife and advisor of President John Adams, Lucy Stone, the founder of the ‘Woman’s Journal’, and Phillis Wheatley, the enslaved poet.
    As their real-life personas, the three sculptures, made by Meredith Bergmann, are redefining conventions and instead of standing up high on their pedestals, they use it as a prop, encouraging people to interact with them.
    Each statue symbolizes the life story of the woman it represents and her influence on society via the written word.
    This memorial is a stop on the ‘Boston Women’s Heritage Trail’ walking tour.



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    Theme:
    • Activism and Feminism
    • Arts
    Address: 256 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116.
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    Boston Women's Memorial: A Story in Images

    On October 23, 2003, a new statue was dedicated on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall in Boston's Back Bay. Here is the story of that memorial, in celebration of its tenth anniversary. Created by Melodic Vision for Mary Smoyer and the Boston Women's Heritage Trail.
    www.bwht.org
    www.melodicvision.com
    www.riverviewchamberplayers.com/melodic-vision

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