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To honor the life and achievements of Mahatma Gandhi, members of the Gandhi Trust, along with elected officials, community leaders, and other citizens of Skokie and the surrounding areas, unveiled a 12ft statue on the Birthday anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2004. The inaugural event was held at Heritage Park, where the memorial to Gandhi stands today. Heritage Park is a multicultural initiative sponsored by the Village of Skokie as a tribute to the rich cultural diversity of the community.

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Read on for more information about the memorial and others dedicated to Gandhi, and related articles.



Other Gandhi Memorials



The map shown below is of the location of the Gandhi Memorial which is located on Dempster and McCormick. As you travel down McCormick, the statue is quite visible from the street.



Gandhi statues have been erected in several locations in the US and around the world, including the following locations: New York City, San Francisco, Atlanta, Salt Lake City and also the UK's very own London.

(*..Click on each image for a larger view.)



New York, New York



San Francisco, California




Atlanta, Georgia


Salt Lake City, Utah





London, England



The following links below provide information and articles on other statues of Gandhi:

Web Site for Statue in Washington DC

Proposal for Statue in Washington DC

Gandhi Memorial Center in Washington DC

President Clinton at Statue Unveiling in Washington DC

Pacifist Memorial

Trinity on Ahimsa


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