Sunday, August 6, 2017

Peoria monument: Lost? Thrown away?

A team of history enthusiasts in central Illinois is hunting for a Civil War memorial that went missing more than half a century ago. Peoria's Civil War monument was taken down during a construction project, but it was never returned, the Journal Star reported. Local historian Norman Kelly, a group member who has written about the disappearance, said he believes the monument "wasn't lost, it was thrown away." • Article

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