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‘BLM Take It Down’ painted around Soldiers and Sailors monument in Libby Hill

The Soldiers and Sailors monument located in Libby Hill.
The Soldiers and Sailors monument located in Libby Hill.(Marc Redmond)
Published: Jul. 8, 2020 at 6:10 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - ‘BLM Take It Down’ was painted around the Soldiers and Sailors monument located in Libby Hill.

The monument was built in 1894 on 29th Street atop Libby Hill and has a bronze Confederate soldier standing on top of a towering pillar.

The Soldiers and Sailors monument located in Libby Hill.
The Soldiers and Sailors monument located in Libby Hill.(Marc Redmond)

The Soldiers and Sailors monument will be one of the eleven Confederate monuments that will be taken down this week.

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