Florida! Put a Woman in Statuary Hall!

Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

Florida’s current representatives in Statuary Hall: John Gorrie (1803–1855) and Edmund Kirby Smith (1824–1893).

EVE’s proposed candidate for a replacement statue: Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998), conservationist and writer who devoted her life to preserving the Florida Everglades.

Biographical links for Marjory Stoneman Douglas:

EVE State Coordinator for Florida: Open. Contact Dr. Lynette Long at president@equalvisibilityeverywhere.org if you are interested in volunteering.