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Gen. Robert E. Lee

During a two-hour meeting Tuesday night, the Monument Avenue Commission discussed legal opinions concerning Richmond's Civil War statues, how best to disseminate input collected on its website and plans to invite additional public conversation. more

Nov 15, 2017 5:50 AM

A pro-Confederate-heritage group that demonstrated on Monument Avenue on Saturday was met by a large gathering of counter-protesters who marched from the Maggie Walker statue to Stuart Circle. more

Sep 16, 2017 6:00 PM News

In anticipation of a demonstration Saturday by a neo-Confederate group that wants to see the monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee stay in place on Monument Avenue, police are advising Richmonders to avoid the area and vowing to arrest lawbreakers. more

Sep 15, 2017 12:15 PM News

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announced a commission tasked with correcting what he terms a false narrative concerning the city's Confederate statues. more

Jun 22, 2017 5:50 PM News 1 Comments

Reconstruction in Richmond advanced political and educational changes for blacks through the 1890s, but many of those gains evaporated as the federal government looked the other way more

Nov 9, 2015 12:39 PM Features

Who (or what) Richmond magazine readers want added to Richmond’s most recognizable street more

Sep 28, 2015 11:19 AM NEWS & FEATURES 2 Comments

A suggestion from Mayor Jones piqued our interest in which historical figures - and which of our current history-makers - Richmonders would honor with a Monument Avenue statue. more

Jul 1, 2015 1:00 PM News

Who deserves a spot on Richmond's famed Monument Avenue? Here are the figures you told us you'd like to see there. more

Jun 30, 2015 12:00 AM

A massive crowd gathered in Richmond 125 years ago to witness the unveiling of the Gen. Robert E. Lee Monument. Then, as now, the nation was divided on why -and if- it and other monuments of Confederate soldiers should have been erected. more

Jun 25, 2015 4:38 PM News

In this throwback to June 2007, Harry Kollatz, Jr. spent a little quality time with the bronzed Marble Man. more

Jun 25, 2015 11:04 AM Arts

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Library of Congress archives

A preview events around town that guide us through the seminal moments of the war’s conclusion — exploring our shared history and what it means to us as Richmonders and as a nation. more

Mar 30, 2015 10:30 AM Features

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