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Shedd Aquarium

Monument to Women

350 Main St , Nauvoo, IL 62354

Public Art

In an age of heightened interest in the role of women, the Nauvoo garden of sculptures is dedicated to women of the past, present, and future.

The statues, which were dedicated in 1978, may well be the largest commissioned display of sculpture in the world dedicated to women.

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