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Re: Statue decolonization
« Reply #30 on: November 13, 2020, 01:31:00 pm »
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/11/us/fairfax-confederate-monuments-courthouse-trnd/index.html

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(CNN)A collection of Confederate monuments, markers and weaponry that has long stood outside the courthouse in Fairfax County, Virginia, is no longer on display.

Fairfax County Commissioner Jeff McKay confirmed the county has removed and will relocate the items in a tweet earlier this month.

In a follow-up tweet, McKay revealed their immediate fate: A Virginia Department of Historic Resources marker will be returned to the state, a John Quincy Marr monument will be given to the Stuart Mosby Historical Society, and the Dahlgren howitzers -- a type of gun used for firing shells -- will be given to Manassas National Battlefield Park.

"We started today with a Fairfax County that better reflects our values," McKay said.