Florida! Put a Woman in Statuary Hall!
Florida’s current representatives in Statuary Hall: John Gorrie (1803–1855) and Edmund Kirby Smith (1824–1893).
EVE’s proposed candidate for a replacement statue: Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998), conservationist and writer who devoted her life to preserving the Florida Everglades.
Biographical links for Marjory Stoneman Douglas:
Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Defender of the Everglades
EVE State Coordinator for Florida: Open. Contact Dr. Lynette Long at email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering.