Crews to take away Richmond’s J.E.B. Stuart statue


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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A statue of J.E.B. Stuart in Richmond can be coming down Tuesday morning after crews took a break for the vacation weekend.


8News noticed crews arriving on the statue round 7:40 a.m. This would be the subsequent Accomplice monument to return down.

Final week, Mayor Levar Stoney mentioned he can be utilizing his powers as the Director of Emergency Management to remove 11 monuments in the city.


Up to now the next have been eliminated:

  • Stonewall Jackson
  • Matthew Fontaine Maury
  • Cannon sitting atop a pedestal simply west of the Arthur Ashe memorial
  • Cannon close to the statue memorializing the President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis

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