Relatives of Virginia Estelle Randolph, a noted educator in Henrico County who was named the first Jeanes Foundation Supervising Industrial Teacher in the United States, stand around her bronze statue after Monday’s ceremony. They are, from left, Henrietta McMickens of Richmond, Ms. Randolph’s great-niece; Nelson Randolph Lawson of Richmond, Ms. Randolph’s adopted nephew; and Willie Dean Jr. of Schenectady, N.Y., Ms. Randolph’s great-great-nephew; and Michael Davis of Richmond, Ms. Randolph’s great-great-great-nephew.
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More than 1,500 people attended Monday's ceremony in Capitol Square for the dedication of 'Voices from the Garden: The Virginia Women's Monument'
On a cloudy, yet cool fall Monday, Virginians celebrated women’s contributions to the advancement of the Commonwealth with the dedication of “Voices from the Garden: The Virginia Women’s Monument.”