Monument Honors Virginia’s Women


Zaria Milligan (center) was one of several young women at the ceremony. Virginia Secretary of Administration Nancy Rodriguez (right) brought her 2-year-old granddaughter as a special guest. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

A Jamestown settler, one of only two women who arrived on the first boat.  An enslaved woman who bought her own freedom. A Native American chief. These women, among others, will be honored in a new monument at Virginia’s capitol. Mallory Noe-Payne was at the ceremony and has this report.

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