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Toppled On Fourth of July, Confederate Monument in Capitol Hill’s Lake View Cemetery Won’t Be Restored

by Lena Friedman

(This article was originally published on the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and has been reprinted under an agreement.)


In a victory for those who have been calling for its removal for years, the toppled United Confederate Veterans Memorial sitting in Capitol Hill’s Lake View Cemetery won’t be restored as the structure is past repair, a cemetery representative tells CHS.

The controversial memorial to Confederate soldiers of the Civil War was vandalized and pulled down over the Fourth of July weekend. With the rubble now removed, all that remains of its nearly century-long existence are a series of orange cones and red tape.

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