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This Day in Georgia History

October 21, 1891

Henry Grady Statue Dedicated

A bronze statue of Henry Grady was dedicated in front of city hall at the corner of Marietta and Forsyth Streets in downtown Atlanta. Grady’s daughter unveiled the statue of her father in ceremonies attended by 25,000 onlookers. Principal speaker for the event was New York Gov. David Hill.

Henry Grady Statue Dedicated View large image
Source: Collection of Ed Jackson