Category Archives: Charles Sumner

Occasional shout-outs to neglected heroes: Charles Sumner

438px-charles_sumner_statue_cambridge_ma_-_anne_whitney_sculptorStatue of Sumner by Anne Whitney, Harvard Square

“Give me the money that has been spent in war and I will clothe every man, woman, and child in an attire of which kings and queens will be proud.  I will build a schoolhouse in every valley over the whole earth.  I will crown every hillside with a place of worship consecrated to peace.”