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Stop #1: Spanish-American War Monument

Evelyn Beatrice Longman

Evelyn Longman's 1927 Spanish-American War Monument in Bushnell Park commemorates the patriotism and valor of Hartford men who served during the Spanish-American War in 1898. The bronze figure is an allegory of Victory that harkens back to Hellenistic Greek traditions of remembrance.

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Stop #2: Phoenix

Phyllis Baker Hammond

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Stop #3: Pelican Tattoo Mural

Sofia Maldonado

The Pelican Tattoo mural was created in 2009 by artist Sofia Maldonado. It was part of Real Art Ways Real Public 2009 initiative. The mural above Pelican Tattoo is one of four that were commissioned by Real Art Ways.

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Stop #4: Gallaudet Memorial at Original Site of American School for the Deaf

Frances Laughlin Wadsworth

Frances Wadsworth’s 1953 statue was commissioned by the National Association for the Deaf in an effort to commemorate the 1817 founding of the American School for the Deaf, the first institution for the education of the handicapped in the country. The Statue depicts the school’s first pupil, Alice Cogswell.

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Stop #5: Family

Karen Petersen

The Family is a bronze sculpture made by Karen Petersen in 2004. The statue currently stands among other pieces of art in Keney Park.

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Stop #6: Victory of Mercy

Evelyn Beatrice Longman

Evelyn Longman's Victory of Mercy was dedicated in 1947 on the campus of Loomis-Chaffee School, Windsor, where Longman had her studio and was the wife of Nathaniel Batchelder, Headmaster.

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Stop #7: Windsor War Memorial (The Eagle)

Evelyn Beatrice Longman

Evelyn Beatrice Longman created the Windsor Eagle War Memorial in 1928 to honor all those who came from Windsor and served in the armed forces.

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Women artists flourished in Connecticut in the mid-20th Century. Most prominent was Evelyn Beatrice Longman who has four works in Greater Hartford. She made the Spanish American War Monument in 1926 in a studio on the campus of Loomis School in Windsor, CT where her husband Nathanial Batchelder was Headmaster.