Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Cheyenne
Wyoming

W 24th Street
(Capitol Grounds)

Esther Hobart Morris

Tioga County, New York, 1814 - Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1902
the first female Justice of the Peace in the United States
(Wikipedia)
Avard Fairbanks
1958

Cheyenne /  Esther Hobart Morris   Cheyenne /  Esther Hobart Morris

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

ESTHER HOBART MORRIS
proponent of the legislative act which
in 1869 gave distinction to the territory of
WYOMING
as the 1st government in the world to grant
WOMEN EQUAL RIGHTS
On the back:
a grateful people honors this
stalwart pioneer who also became
the 1st woman justice of the peace.

Signature

Avard Fairbanks / 1958

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 41°8'24" W 104°49'12"

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