Monday’s Monument: Louis Pasteur Statue, Chicago, IL

Monday’s Monument: Louis Pasteur Statue, Chicago, IL

Across the street from the Old Cook County Hospital stands a statue of Louis Pasteur, the Frenchman remembered for his breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases and the discovery of of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and...
Monday’s Monument: Cesar Chavez Statue, Austin, Texas

Monday’s Monument: Cesar Chavez Statue, Austin, Texas

This student-funded statue of civil rights crusader Cesar Chavez was unveiled on the West Mall area of the University of Texas campus in 2007. The bronze statue shows Chavez facing west, with a flag. His left arm is draped over the short flag pole, which rests on his...
Monday’s Monument: 12 Stones, Selma, Alabama

Monday’s Monument: 12 Stones, Selma, Alabama

“When your children shall ask you in time to come, saying, what mean these twelve stones, then you shall tell them how you made it over.” Joshua 4: 21-22 The verse inscribed on this stone monument near the Edmund Pettus Bridge refers the Israelites...
Monday’s Monument: The Extra Mile, Washington, DC

Monday’s Monument: The Extra Mile, Washington, DC

The Extra Mile: Points of Light Volunteer Walkway is a monument dedicated to America’s belief in the power of individuals to make a difference in the world. The monument is just blocks from the White House and begins at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 15th...