This monument, erected in 1977 by the Confederate Memorial Association of Charlotte, stood at Old City Hall on Trade Street, before it was moved to city-owned Elmwood Cemetery, where a granite obelisk honoring Confederate soldiers overlooks veterans' graves. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced Tuesday officers will monitor the city’s Confederate monuments after unrest in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend.
This monument, erected in 1977 by the Confederate Memorial Association of Charlotte, stood at Old City Hall on Trade Street, before it was moved to city-owned Elmwood Cemetery, where a granite obelisk honoring Confederate soldiers overlooks veterans' graves. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced Tuesday officers will monitor the city’s Confederate monuments after unrest in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
This monument, erected in 1977 by the Confederate Memorial Association of Charlotte, stood at Old City Hall on Trade Street, before it was moved to city-owned Elmwood Cemetery, where a granite obelisk honoring Confederate soldiers overlooks veterans' graves. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police announced Tuesday officers will monitor the city’s Confederate monuments after unrest in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Charlotte police are keeping an eye on the city’s Confederate monuments

August 15, 2017 5:57 PM