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Fate of Connecticut’s Old State House uncertain
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Spared several times from being closed or even worse during its 220-year history, Connecticut’s Old State House faces a new threat now that responsibility for the historic landmark, which hosted presidents and the Amistad slave ship trial, is being transferred to a state agency already struggling to find the money […]
Georgia debates Stone Mountain Confederate monument
ATLANTA (AP) – Art, monument or embarrassment? The “Confederate Memorial Carving” in a state park outside of Atlanta is once again stirring controversy, as Georgia officials try to decide what, if anything, to do about a huge sculpture that memorializes three of the South’s Civil War heroes but causes offense to blacks and others.