Why 1.17 million hats?

We aim big here at the Pussyhat Project, and we want all women to do the same!

We came across this Washington Post article from 2009, estimating how many people fit on the National Mall (fun fact, it's "on the Mall" instead of "at the Mall"), the site of the march. The article was originally written in anticipation of President Obama's historic inauguration.

With some breathing room, they estimated that the Mall fits 1.17 million. And on January 21, 2017, we anticipate the Mall filled with people who are passionate about women's rights, filling the Mall from Lincoln Memorial all the way to Washington Monument, and perhaps even to Capitol Hill! Like a good party host, we are striving to make sure there's enough pussyhats for everyone! So please, send in those pink hats!

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