Sherborn, Massachusetts: Emily the Cow, Vegetarian Activist

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Abbey Road

Address:
2 N. Main St., Sherborn, MA
Directions:
Abbey Road. In town, on the east side of MA-27/Main St., just north of its intersection with MA-16/Washington St. Set back from the road, behind a statue of Gandhi.
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Emily the Cow.

Emily the Cow, Vegetarian Activist

A cow that escaped from a slaughterhouse has been memorialized in life-size bronze.

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Peace cow and Gandhi.

Emily the Cow, Vegetarian Activist

The Peace Abbey has closed (which is very sad), but Emily, Gandhi, and all the other statues and memorials are still there -- and there are no plans to remove them, although how long this will be true is unknown.

[Eric D, 12/26/2012]
Emily, Cow Activist, Gets A Statue

The Peace Abbey in Sherborn, Massachusetts, is one of those places with an impressive Mission Statement: "Dedicated to creating innovative models for society that empower individuals on the paths of nonviolence, peacemaking, and cruelty-free living." Now, aside from statues of Gandhi and Mother Teresa, the Abbey has one of Emily the Cow. Emily found a home at the Abbey after escaping from a slaughterhouse in November 1995....

[05/08/2005] Complete News Story


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