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The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

No Committee for Forest Park Confederate Memorial Relocation Decision

Roth says there are three options: Do nothing, leave it there with an interpretive plaque, or move it someplace else.

07/01/2015

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Clay Urges St. Louis Mayor to Take Down Confederate Memorial

Clay, of St. Louis, sent a letter to Slay on Monday urging removal of the 32-foot-tall granite memorial. He said in the letter that symbols “associated with this country’s racist, oppressive past should not be elevated or displayed in public places.”

06/29/2015

On one side of the Confederate Memorial, vandals X-ed out tribute and spray painted "Black Lives Matter."  (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Confederate Memorial in Forest Park Vandalized

Slay is now tweeting it’s time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.

06/24/2015

(Courtesy of en.wikipedia.org)

Controversial Statue at SLU Relocated

The statue, which was created in the 1800s, will now be a part of the museum’s “Collection of the Western Jesuit Missions.”

05/28/2015

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Committee to Decide Fate of Forest Park Statue

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is seeking a special committee to consider whether the city’s Confederate Memorial should be moved out of Forest Park.

04/22/2015

Section one of "The Captains Return" statue is lowered by crane onto a flatbed truck on the St. Louis Riverfront in St. Louis on April 17, 2014. The statue depicting the landing of explorers Lewis and Clark is being moved to higher ground after eight years of constant flooding and mud erosion.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lewis & Clark On The Move

St. Louis riverfront statue being relocated to higher ground

04/17/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lewis and Clark Statue Moving

A statue of explorers Meriweather Lewis and William Clark is moving from the riverfront.

03/06/2014

Statue Missing from National Frontier Trails Museum

A 6-foot statue is missing from the National Frontier Tails Museum in Independence Missouri.

06/18/2013

Miles Davis in 1991 photo (Photo: Getty/AFP/Patrick Hertzog)

Alton Recognizes Hometown Hero Miles Davis

Alton plans to have a larger than life statue of the famous musician Miles Davis in the downtown entertainment district.

06/17/2013

Loving memorials to Stan the Man like this one at the base of his statue outside Busch Stadium will eventually be gathered up and presented to the Musial family, who may decide to donate some of them to the team for future display. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Stan Musial Memorial Items Will Be Saved, Presented To Family

Some items may end up in future Hall of Fame planned for Ballpark Village.

01/24/2013

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