Philadelphia’s public input survey shows most area residents want a Harriet Tubman statue

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Harriet Tubman was the overwhelming choice of Philadelphia area residents who took part in a survey asking which African American historical figure the city should honor with a statue. Tubman’s name was listed 260 times out of a total of 1,041 suggestions from 515 respondents. The name that received the next highest number of mentions was Marian Anderson, listed 38 times. The city’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) posted its public input survey on its website early last month. The office, also known as Creative Philadelphia, released a summary of the rep…

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