Women’s History Walk
Since its creation, women have helped make Central Park a unique and thriving public space.
This self-guided walk highlights some of the women who created, inspired, and placed monuments and memorials—in the form of sculptures, playgrounds, landscapes, or recreational facilities—throughout this masterpiece of landscape architecture.
This tour is roughly one mile long and should take about 60 minutes to complete.
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Art, Activism, and More: How Women Have Influenced Central Park
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we highlight some important contributions by women who have helped make the Park a welcoming and thriving public space.
Tags: Conservancy Staff / Monuments / History / Park Experts
The Woman Suffrage Monument in Context
Installed in Central Park in 2020, the monument honors women’s rights pioneers Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Women’s Rights Pioneers: A New Addition to Central Park’s Landscape
The Women’s Rights Pioneers Monument is the first monument in Central Park to depict actual women.
Tags: Monuments / History
5 Historic Women Memorialized in Central Park
We highlight a few trailblazing, but little known, women who inspired or funded a variety of features in Central Park.