Confederate-era historic landmark removed in New Orleans (Video)

Juan Sanchez | WSDU  | 2155 24 April 2017

New Orleans – Several police officers and barricades surrounded the Battle of Liberty Place monument early Monday morning to begin the removal process of the Confederate-era landmark.

WDSU reporter Travers Mackel said at least two dozen special operations officers made their way to the monument before 2 a.m. Monday.

Barricades were put up and streets were closed off around the monument near the Mississippi Riverfront. Large trucks with equipment also arrived in the area.

This report was originally published in WSDU New Orleans and can be reach at Confederate-era landmark removed in New Orleans


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