115% life-size bronze commissioned by Carr Development Corp. for Edmonson Plaza in cooperation/partnership with the City of Alexandria.
Located in downtown Alexandria on Duke Street across from Whole Foods Market.
Accurate historical dress and highly researched depiction.
The Edmonsons were important figures in the abolitionist and Underground Railroad efforts. They are famous for their organized
night escape attempt aboard the Schooner “The Pearl”, subsequent imprisonment, association with Harriet Beecher Stowe, and eventual freedom.
They were celebrities and symbols in their day.