Family, friends and fans of Coleen Salley gathered in Story Land in City Park on October 16, 2010 to unveil the bench dedicated to her. Characters from Ms. Salley's Epossumondas books, notably "Mama" and Epossumondas, are sitting on a bench. They join the other storybook personalities depicted in this historical spot for children in beautiful City Park, New Orleans.
Coleen's daughter, Genevieve Athens, sits on bench with Mama and Epossumondas
Coleen's children: George & David Salley and Genevieve Athens
Epossumondas and Mama surrounded by some of Coleen's lifelong friends. Seated, L-R: Beverly Johnson, Eleanor Cocreham, Sue Turner. Standing: Mary Jane Howell