San Diego, California: Our Lady of the Shoes

A Madonna-like figure seated and holding a lap full of shoes. She's said to maintain a vigil over the graves of the indigent dead in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Mt. Hope Cemetery

Address:
3751 Market St, San Diego, CA
Directions:
Mt. Hope Cemetery, near the northwest side of the San Diego Trolley line, east of Normans Ave in the cemetery.
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Our Lady of the Shoes. Our Lady of the Shoes

Long walk to find. And... she's got boots.

[Rob Moon, 05/31/2011]

At Mt. Hope Cemetery, "Our Lady of the Shows" is a seated, Madonna-esque sculpture holding a lap full of shoes, sometimes augmented with real shoes.

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