Margaret Square - First Monument To An American Female Philanthropist
By NewOrleansGWM @ 2010-05-24 09:13:15
Margaret Square contains a statue dedicated to Margaret the Bread Woman - "Mother of Orphans" - Margaret Haughery (1813–1882) was a philanthropist.
Today there stands a beautiful statue of her in the Lower Garden District, in a plaza called “Margaret Square.” It is considered the first American statue of a notable woman.
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