Historic Lee statue coming down - KHOU

NEW ORLEANS – The 16-foot-tall bronze statue of Robert E. Lee is in the process of being hoisted from its perch high above St. Charles Avenue where the Confederate general has stood sentry for 133 years. A crane arrived to remove Lee early Friday ...

Robert E. Lee statue to come down in New Orleans, extra security on hand - CBC.ca

The city of New Orleans will take down a prominent statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Friday, completing the southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. Unlike the first three statues, city officials ...

Watch passions rise at the Robert E. Lee monument in New Orleans: Video - NOLA.com

When word spread that the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee would be removed from his column above downtown New Orleans early Friday morning (May 18), pro- and anti-monument activists locked in sometimes strident debate. Crowd Gathers ...

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue coming down Friday morning, city announces - NOLA.com

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's statue at Lee Circle, the last of four monuments New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants removed from public property, will be taken down Friday morning (May 19), the city announced. The statue will spend only one more ...

Lee Circle traffic restrictions in effect Friday for Confederate monument removal - NOLA.com

Lee Circle and streets within a block of the Confederate monument were closed to traffic Friday morning in advance of the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue. The dismantling is expected to last from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. The Lee statue is the last ...