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Akron

Dedication of Sojourner Truth Statue Project

Free Ticket prints as reminder of event-not needed to attend Wednesday, May 29, 2024 5:30 - 7:30 pm 37 N High St, Akron, Ohio A statue and the Sojourner Truth Legacy Plaza will be dedicated on the site of the former Universalist Old Stone Church, the location of the Ohio Women's Rights Convention.

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Dedication of Sojourner Truth Statue Project
Dedication of Sojourner Truth Statue Project

Time & Location

May 29, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:45 PM EDT

Akron, 37 N High St, Akron, OH 44308, USA

About the Event

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The ticket that prints is a reminder that includes details of the event.  You do not need  the ticket to attend.

Join ERA Ohio and BPW/OH Akron Local for the 

Sojourner Truth Legacy Plaza Dedication and Celebration 

5:30 - 7:30 Dedication & Celebration

Mandel Community Center at the Sojourner Truth Building

Note:  High Street will be shut down in front of the Legacy Plaza next to the United Way

Parking - Lower level of the public garage at 40 S. High Street

Sojourner Truth

An outspoken advocate on blacks' and women's rights.  She gave her famous "Ain't I a Woman" speech at the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio on May 29, 1851.

Dedication and Celebration

On May 29, 2024 the Sojourner Truth Statue Project that spearheaded the effort will commemorate Truth's speech on its' 173rd anniversary.

After the dedication BPW/OH Akron local has invited us to join with ERAOhio around the corner at the BLU-TIQUE HOTEL - 1 South Main Street from: 7:45-9:45 pm

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