Key West’s Dueling Civil War Memorials Serve As Monuments To Tolerance

Key West’s Dueling Civil War Memorials Serve As Monuments To Tolerance

By Nancy Klingener

There’s been plenty of debate about Civil War monuments since the church shootings in Charleston, S.C. In Key West, a Confederate memorial is being fixed up, while a new Union memorial is being added.

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