Flint, Michigan: Sit-Down Men and Stand-Up Women

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1940 W. Atherton Rd, Flint, MI
I-69 exit 135. Drive south on Hammerberg Rd, then make a quick right onto W 12th St. Drive a quarter-mile and turn left onto Van Slyke Rd, then quickly turn left onto Executive Plaza Drive. Sitdowners Memorial Park will be on the right.
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Sit-Down Men and Stand-Up Women
In Sit-Downers Memorial Park, which honors the big Sit-Down Strike against GM in 1937. The men statues sit, while the women statues are smashing windows and being dragged away by the police. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/03/2012]

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It is located just behind the United Auto Workers building, and across the street from GM production plant. The statues are life-size, which I was not expecting. And the kid picketing with the mother is a nice touch.

[Randall Sharp, 09/08/2012]

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