On Aug. 18 the city of Helena removed a memorial to Confederate soldiers that had resided in a public park since 1916. Officials deemed it was a safety threat, citing the recent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Less than a week after directing the city manager to remove the Confederate fountain from Hill Park, the Helena City Commission on Monday passed an emergency ordinance suspending a review process for historic structures so the monument could be taken down immediately for safety reasons.
Confederate monuments are being removed around the country under pressure from those who say they honor a regime that enslaved African-America…
Two protesters were arrested Friday as the city of Helena removed a monument to Confederate soldiers that has been in a park in Montana's capi…
Some who have researched the history of the century-old Confederate monument prominently displayed in a Helena city park say local leaders are making a mistake by removing it.
The Helena City Commission discussed the future of a Confederate memorial during an administrative meeting Wednesday afternoon.
Members of the American Indian Caucus in the Montana Legislature are calling for the city of Helena to remove a Confederate memorial that sits in a city park.