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Boston statues of notable women, from Abigail Adams to Phillis Wheatley

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There aren't too many statues of specific women in Boston compared with the number of statues memorializing individual men. We counted six total in four different works.

Here they are, mapped. If we're missing any, let us know.

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1. Mary Dyer Statue

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Beacon St & Bowdoin St
Boston, MA 02108
A Quaker at a time when Quakers were banned from Massachusetts, Dyer eventually hanged for her insistence on religious liberty in the English colony. The statue by Sylvia Shaw Judson went up in 1959 at a descendant's bequest. It's diagonally across from the Boston Common where Dyer met her end in 1660.

2. Anne Hutchinson Statue

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99 Joy Pl
Boston, MA 02108
Anne Hutchinson had the temerity to insist in the early 17th century that women's souls were on equal spiritual footing with men's. For that, she was banished from Boston for heresy. The statue that Cyrus E. Dallin sculpted is near the State House and dates from 1922.

3. Boston Women's Memorial

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Commonwealth Ave Mall
Boston, MA 02116
Unveiled in 2003, the sculptures that Meredith Bergmann designed commemorate first lady Abigail Adams, noted for her early advocacy of women's rights (when such things seemed absurd); Phillis Wheatley, the fist published African-American female poet; and Lucy Stone, an abolitionist and suffragist. Each lived for a time in the Boston area.

4. Harriet Ross Tubman Memorial

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Columbus SQ
Boston, MA
Fern Cunningham's 10-foot bronze shows the former slave and abolitionist doing what she did best: leading slaves to freedom. The statue was unveiled in 1999 in Harriet Tubman Park.

1. Mary Dyer Statue

Beacon St & Bowdoin St, Boston, MA 02108
A Quaker at a time when Quakers were banned from Massachusetts, Dyer eventually hanged for her insistence on religious liberty in the English colony. The statue by Sylvia Shaw Judson went up in 1959 at a descendant's bequest. It's diagonally across from the Boston Common where Dyer met her end in 1660.
Beacon St & Bowdoin St
Boston, MA 02108

2. Anne Hutchinson Statue

99 Joy Pl, Boston, MA 02108
Anne Hutchinson had the temerity to insist in the early 17th century that women's souls were on equal spiritual footing with men's. For that, she was banished from Boston for heresy. The statue that Cyrus E. Dallin sculpted is near the State House and dates from 1922.
99 Joy Pl
Boston, MA 02108

3. Boston Women's Memorial

Commonwealth Ave Mall, Boston, MA 02116
Unveiled in 2003, the sculptures that Meredith Bergmann designed commemorate first lady Abigail Adams, noted for her early advocacy of women's rights (when such things seemed absurd); Phillis Wheatley, the fist published African-American female poet; and Lucy Stone, an abolitionist and suffragist. Each lived for a time in the Boston area.
Commonwealth Ave Mall
Boston, MA 02116

4. Harriet Ross Tubman Memorial

Columbus SQ, Boston, MA
Fern Cunningham's 10-foot bronze shows the former slave and abolitionist doing what she did best: leading slaves to freedom. The statue was unveiled in 1999 in Harriet Tubman Park.
Columbus SQ
Boston, MA