Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial

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    Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial

    A statue honoring Eleanor Roosevelt – an activist, humanitarian, and the 32nd First Lady of the United States.

    The monument, designed by Bruce Kelly and David Varnell and sculptured by Penelope Jencks, is the first to commemorate an American president’s wife and one of two public statues of an American woman in New York City.
    Surrounding the bronze statue, there is a granite pavement featuring a summary of Roosevelt’s achievements, as well as a quotation from her UN speech promoting universal social justice and human rights.



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    Theme: Politics and Leaders
    Address: W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023
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