Statues and plaques publicly heralding men who changed America are ubiquitous in Washington, while similar public recognition for women who changed America is scant and obscure.

Carol Crouch, founder of Washington Walks tours, was disappointed at the disparate acclaim recognizing similar female heroism. She decided, with a female friend, to be the ones to do something about it.

Janice Law is a columnist for The Daily News. Have a travel question? Email judgejanicelaw@yahoo.com.

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