Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Monument to be moved to near original spot

A nearly 140-year-old memorial to Union soldiers banished for decades to a hill in Wheeling, West Va., should be back downtown by early summer. More than 20 feet wide, it weighs well over 25 tons, so the new site, next to historic West Virginia Independence Hall, will have to be reinforced first so it can carry the extra weight. The move will bring the monument to a block away from its original site. • Article

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