This Memorial is dedicated to all the women and girls for whom violence is a daily reality, to those who have died as a result of violence, and to all the women and men who work to end it.
The Women's Memorial was dedicated on November 18, 2010 at the Brockville Arts Centre during an unveiling ceremony entitled "Voices of Hope" , a community celebration to end violence against women. This Memorial makes a permanent and public statement of the many women lost and honours and commemorates each life. Our community acknowledges such violence and this Memorial serves as a symbol of hope and healing and a future without violence.
The Artistic Director, Dave Sheridan and the students of the Thousand Islands Secondary School were responsible for designing and creating this magnificent statue.
A special thank you to the Assault Response & Care Centre, the Victim Services Coordinating Committee of Leeds and Grenville and the City of Brockville.
A sincere thank you to all who were involved with this project.
Erected 2010 by Ontario Women's Directorate.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Smart Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (a few steps from this marker); Allied Airmen War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); RCAF F-86 Golden Hawks Aerobatic Flight Team (within shouting distance of this marker); Forsyth’s Raid 1813 (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); William Buell’s 1816 Map of Brockville (about 120 meters away); Brockville Pipes & Drums (about 180 meters away); Blockhouse Island (about 210 meters away); a different marker also named Blockhouse Island (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brockville.
Also see . . . Brockville Women's Memorial. (Submitted on October 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.