Philadelphia Public Art

Person: Ernesta Drinker Ballard

Ernesta Drinker Ballard Memorial
* In honor of Ernesta Drinker Ballard
* small urn/planter
* inscription:
In honor of
Ernesta Drinker Ballard
Ernesta was the moving force behind the restoration of the Fairmount Water Works and these gardens. Fairmount Park Commissioner from 1981 to 2002 and a founding member of the Fairmount Park Conservancy, she was a civic leader, a feminist, a beloved friend.
"The world is a better place if everyone is included" - EDB 2001
Erected September 10, 2006
* In the gardens of the Water Works. Schuylkill Banks near the Spring Garden Bridge..
* 39.965740,-75.183035 [map]
* On the Art Museum Grounds tour
* See also:
+Fairmount Water Works

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