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Few statehouses feature memorials to actual historical women

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's Statehouse would join a small number of others around the country with outdoor monuments dedicated to real women in U.S. history under a proposal Thursday to create a memorial to Ohio women who fought for voting rights.

Currently, all statues of historical figures outside the Statehouse are of men, including Christopher Columbus, President William McKinley (a former Ohio governor), and seven Civil War generals including Ulysses S. Grant.

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