Meet the Statues: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento | January 12, 2021 — Friends of the Public Garden

Beloved by Argentinians, educator, statesman, and writer Domingo Faustino Sarmiento rose from country schoolmaster to become president of his country (1868–74). The bronze, stiffly posed statue of him now looks down Commonwealth Avenue Mall from the Gloucester-Hereford Street block. Sarmiento founded his country’s public education system, inspired by Horace Mann’s efforts for universal public education…

Meet the Statues: Domingo Faustino Sarmiento | January 12, 2021 — Friends of the Public Garden

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