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The Sojourner Truth memorial statue in Florence, MA, was unveiled on October 6, 2002. It commemorates the time that Sojourner Truth spent in Florence from 1843 to 1857. She joined the Northampton Association of Education and Industry, a utopian community dedicated to equality and justice, and later dictated her autobiography while living in Florence.


  • Sojourner Truth statue, used with permission from the Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee
Memorial Statue. Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee. Accessed May 30, 2019. https://sojournertruthmemorial.org/about-us/memorial-statue/.