Leggett Says Confederate Statue Vandalism is “Unacceptable” (VIDEO)

This week, MyMCMedia’s Cindy Pena spoke with County Executive Ike Leggett about the vandalism of the Confederate soldier statue in Rockville. Watch the interview in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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Confederate Statue at New Home in White's Ferry (VIDEO)

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The Confederate statue that had been on the grounds of the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville was relocated Tuesday morning to the White’s Ferry. The same crane company that lifted the statue and its granite pedestal from Rockville lowered the pedestal and the statue onto its new location. A concrete pad already had been poured […]

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Confederate Statue Removed from Red Brick Courthouse Grounds (VIDEO)

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Work crews used a crane Saturday morning to lift a statue of a Confederate soldier from a bed of pachysandra over the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville and onto the back of a waiting flatbed truck. David Dise, director of the Department of General Services, provides some details about the project: The statue has been […]

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The Statue Nobody Wants Had Little Luck on Craigslist

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Need a statue of a Civil War soldier? Check Craigslist. For more than a year, the county has been trying to find a place to locate a statue of a Confederate Civil War soldier that has stood outside the Rockville Red Brick Courthouse since it was erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County

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Here are you five things to know today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Public Schools district is opening two hours late today because of weather conditions. A final decision on opening school is scheduled for 7 a.m. on Tuesday. 2. Montgomery County government offices are open today. As for snow preparations, […]

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Rockville Leaders Vote, 4-1, Against Confederate Soldier Statue Move

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The Rockville Mayor and Council has voted, 4-1, against accepting the Confederate Soldier statue from Montgomery County and relocating it to the Beall Dawson Historic Park. City Council member Beryl Feinberg opposed the motion. The monument, which is owned by Montgomery County, currently sits in front of the Red Brick Courthouse. After the statue was […]

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Rockville HDC Approves Confederate Soldier Statue Move by 3-1 Vote

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The Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) has approved, by a 3-1 vote and with some conditions, to move the Confederate Soldier monument to the alternate location (next to the library) at Beall Dawson Historic Park on West Middle Lane, according to City Spokesperson Mary Lou Berg. HDC Chair Rob Achtmeyer voted against the location at […]

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County Must Apply to Rockville HDC Again to Relocate Confederate Soldier Statue (PHOTOS)

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The Confederate soldier monument in front of the Red Brick Courthouse is not moving anytime soon, according to a Montgomery County official. “We will be applying for a Historic District Commission (HDC) permit to relocate the monument to the Beall Dawson house,” said Greg Ossont, deputy director of the Department of General Services, in an […]

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County Proposes to Relocate Confederate Monument to Beall-Dawson Property

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Montgomery County officials are proposing to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property to the Beall-Dawson Historic Park at 103 West Montgomery Avenue in Rockville. You may remember that just last week, the Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) approved the county’s request to move the statue from its current location at […]

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The Latest on the Confederate Soldier Statue (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal says that County Executive Ike Leggett will determine the future site of the Confederate soldier statue. Just last week, the Rockville Historic District Commission granted the county approval to move the statue from its location in front of the Red Brick Courthouse. Take a […]

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Rockville HDC Approves Request to Relocate Confederate Monument

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The Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) has approved Montgomery County’s request to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property. The motion passed 4-0. As part of their motion, Commissioners requested that the monument remain in the city of Rockville at a site with public access. The Thursday night vote came after […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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