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Agreement Reached Over Confederate Monument

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Agreement Reached Over Confederate Monument

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The battle of the controversial Confederate Monument in Forest Park appears to be over. On Monday morning,  city officials announced the city of St. Louis and the Civil War Museum have reached an agreement. The agreement allows the museum to remove and store the structure at its own expense. The museum […]

Agreement Reached Over Confederate Monument

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  The battle of the controversial Confederate Monument in Forest Park appears to be over.

On Monday morning,  city officials announced the city of St. Louis and the Civil War Museum have reached an agreement. The agreement allows the museum to remove and store the structure at its own expense. The museum has until June 30th to remove the monument.

As part of the agreement, the museum won’t display the monument in St. Louis City or St. Louis County. Instead it will be displayed at a Civil War museum, battlefield, or cemetery.

“This issue has played out for far too long,” Mayor Lyda Krewson said. “This settlement agreement is the best way to move forward and put this issue behind us.”

The announcement of the deal comes a week after a St. Louis judge issued a temporary injunction that barred the city from removing the monument, pending a July 6 hearing over who owns it.

The injunction followed a lawsuit filed against the city by the museum, which claimed ownership of the monument.

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