Lee Monument Removal Process Begins

The process to remove the Robert E. Lee monument is beginning and the mayor will be discussing the issue with the public.

Thursdday, crews began preparations to remove the 130-year-old statue.  It is the last of four Confederate monuments to be brought down and relocated by order of Mayor Landrieu.

Landrieu will be offering a public address on the monument issue this afternoon at Gallier Hall.  Doors open at 2 p.m.

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