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Famous Five Statues

8 Ave SE | Oylmpic Plaza, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K7, Canada
+1 403-268-2489
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A reminder of how far we've come

It's hard to think that at one point in time, women were not allowed to vote. And even when they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
A must-see for historical perspective on the history of Canadian women

While the nearby Conversation Sculpture is of two rather anonymous businessmen and has limited... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
metaungulate
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Lethbridge, Canada
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8 Ave SE | Oylmpic Plaza, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to think that at one point in time, women were not allowed to vote. And even when they could vote, they were not completely recognized in the law as "Persons" and entitled to the same privileges of men. These statues (and there's one...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the nearby Conversation Sculpture is of two rather anonymous businessmen and has limited resonance, the history reflected in these five statues is a must-see for anyone who wants to gain a measure of historical perspective on Women's Rights in Canada. Don't miss it, be...More

Thank metaungulate
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you are a woman voting in Canada, you have these 5 women to thank. They changed history to give us the freedom and opportunity men had long enjoyed and they did it peacefully and without social media. It is an inspiring spot in the...More

Thank Plenty B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The Famous Five Statues are a very impressive piece of art and symbolise beautifully the important change in women's rights.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Stephen's Avenue is a delightful pedestrian walk with flowers, interesting buildings, etc along the way, but it's always special when you come across an interesting art display as well. These statues certainly have their own story to tell.

Thank vagabondginger
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We came across this on our walk to the fort. Well worth a detour. The walls of flowers and beavers add colour to the area.

1  Thank Nicki C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The quality of these statues is excellent. Well made. Tastefully done. We spent about 15 min. here and were impressed by the nature of the work.

Thank Kathyk43713
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Calgary has some of the best "street art" of anywhere we have travelled! An easy walking city! The sculptures were amazing!

Thank Q6454XUmaryc
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Look out Gloria Steinem ~ these women were fighting for women's rights long before MS. Steinem was born!! Women's libbers of the world - these women started things in Calgary, Alberta, CA. Under the heading of "You Madam are not a person!", read how these...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I have great respect for what theses women did at that time! being recognized for there accomplishment is wonderful. This statue sits on Parliament Hill as well. Well done Calgary!

Thank Dorothy M
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Response from Russell P | Reviewed this property |
nope. just have some coins ready for the bums.
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