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Welcome to the website of the Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee. In 1992 a group of citizens from many walks of life came together to create a memorial statue in Florence, MA to honor the life and work of Sojourner Truth, former slave, abolitionist and social activist who lived in Florence from 1843-56. This website will tell you about Sojourner Truth and the important role she played in the history of equality and justice in our country.

Explore Historic Florence on a Walking Tour 7/19

The Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee is sponsoring a walking tour of the African American Heritage Trail in Florence, MA, on Saturday, July 19 at 9:30 am. Join us as we explore Sojourner Truth’s Florence, led by committee member Wendy Sinton.

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Walking Tour Map

The tour begins at the Sojourner Truth Memorial Statue at the corner of Park and Pine Streets.

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Scholarships

Applications for the 2014 scholarships are due April 21.

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Sojourner Truth High School Tour

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The Sojourner Truth Memorial Statue Committee is open to anyone...

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