Rachel Carson

Life size bronze statue of the award winning marine biologist and author. She pauses from her note taking and gazes at the well-known and dangerous Woods Hole Passage. Because of her book "Silent Spring", the insecticide DDT was banned in 1972. In 1980, Ms. Carson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Commissioned by the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratories. Statue was dedicated July, 2013 in Woods Hole, MA.