Lafayette, Louisiana: Sit Next to Rosa Parks

A bronze statue in the Lafayette bus/train station encourages you to sit next to the bus-sitting Civil Rights pioneer.

Address:
100 Lee Ave., Lafayette, LA
Directions:
Downtown, on the east side of E. Cypress St. between Jefferson St. and Lee Ave. The statue is in the lobby of the Rosa Parks Transportation Center. The parking lot is accessible off of Cyprus St.
Admission:
Free
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Rosa Parks Sculpture

This life-size bronze sculpture of Rosa Parks sitting on a bus seat depicts the historic Civil Rights event in Montgomery, Alabama, that occurred on December 1, 1955.

[Ed Gomboz, 04/27/2016]

Erecting statues of famous people you can sit next to is a current interactive trend, but sitting next to Rosa Parks is a rare instance where it actually makes sense.


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