Women’s History Month DC Memorials

Celebrating Women’s History Month with a listing of a few statues in Washington, D.C., dedicated to women.

Mary McLeod Bethune

Statue: Mary McLeod Bethune (July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) Location: Lincoln Park, 12th and East Capitol Streets, SE Dedication: July 10, 1974, 10:30am Sculptor: Robert Berks Cost to Taxpayer: $0, $100,000 raised and contributed by the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) On July 10, 1974, on what would have been Mary Bethune’s … Continue reading “Mary McLeod Bethune”