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The site for the Sojourner Truth memorial statue was a former small city park at the corner of Pine & Park Streets in Florence. The city donated the site for the statue and final plans were approved by the Northampton Board of Public Works in November 2001

Summer and Fall Walking Tours

The Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee and the David Ruggles Center are pleased to announce a series of upcoming tours of the African American Heritage Trail. Tours are free and open to the public.

  • Saturday, July 8, 10am; meet at the Sojourner Truth statue on the corner of Park and Pine Streets
  • Sunday, August 13, 10:30am; meet at the David Ruggles Center
  • Sunday, September 10, 10:30am; meet at the David Ruggles Center
  • Sunday, October 8, 10:30am; meet at the David Ruggles Center

The Sojourner Truth Memorial Committee is a 501(c)3 organization ("Committee for Northampton, Inc"); EIN 22-3529750.