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ONLINE Unveiling of First Statue of Real Women in Central Park

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  • Aug. 26, 2020, 8am
  • Central Park
  • , New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

On August 26th, the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, Monumental Women will unveil and reveal to the public for the first time, its Women's Rights Pioneers Monument in Central Park, honoring suffragists Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It will be the first statue depicting real women in the Park's 167-year history, (and the first to depict an African American see note above) The event will feature remarks from supporters of Monumental Women's seven year campaign to break the bronze ceiling in Central Park. It starts at 8am and will be live streamed on the Monumental Women website and on the Monumental Women Facebook page. 

About Central Park

New York, NY

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  • Standard hours: Summer, 9am-7:30pm; Fall, winter, spring, 10am-5pm

  • As one of America’s greatest works of art and the nation's first public park, Central Park has become the most famous and beloved urban park in the world. The park is open daily from 6am-1am, with FREE entry for everyone since 1858.

    Central Park is the 843-acre masterpiece of landscape architecture designed in the 19th century by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux and designated New York City's first scenic landmark in 1974. 

    Covering 843 acres in the heart of Manhattan, there's no one way to get to Central Park. The Park covers the land from 59th Street to 110th Street between Fifth Avenue and Central Park West (Eighth Avenue).