Pioneer Women

Summary

Pioneer Women is a memorial in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Located in Piedmont Park, the memorial, designed by Steffen Thomas, was dedicated in 1938 by the Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society to honor former members of the group.

Pioneer Women
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Pioneer Women (2020)
LocationPiedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
DesignerSteffen Thomas
MaterialGranite
Bronze
Dedicated date1938
Dedicated toFormer members of the Atlanta Pioneer Women's Society

HistoryEdit

The memorial was erected in 1938 to honor group members between 1847 and 1869.[1] Steffen Thomas designed the monument.[1][2] The memorial consists of a large granite boulder affixed with bronze plaques. The plaque on one side shows a woman working at a spinning wheel.[2] The memorial is located just north of the park's 14th Street entrance.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Cook Jr., Rodney Mims (2013). Atlanta's Parks and Monuments. Arcadia Publishing. p. 59. ISBN 978-1-4671-1006-8 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ a b Blair, Ruth (October 1940). "Atlanta's Monuments". Atlanta Historical Bulletin. Atlanta Historical Society. V (23): 276 – via Atlanta History Center.
  3. ^ Davis, Ren; Davis, Helen (2011). Atlanta Walks: A Comprehensive Guide to Walking, Running, And Bicycling the Area's Scenic and Historic Locales (4th ed.). Peachtree Publishers. p. 122. ISBN 978-1-56145-644-4 – via Google Books.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Pioneer Women memorial (Atlanta) at Wikimedia Commons