8th ward

GALLERY: Harrisburg’s newest monument honors voting rights, Old 8th Ward

BY: - August 26, 2020

Half an hour before the dedication ceremony, the line to be some of the first to see the monument wrapped around the south end of the Capitol lawn. 

Harrisburg’s new monument a testament to 15th and 19th amendment and the old 8th Ward

BY: - January 27, 2020

The new monument will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 15th amendment and the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which granted the right to vote, respectively to African Americans and women.