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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Marcy Enza
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
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Conservators spent hours on Dec. 22, 2021, opening a time capsule that sat beneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on Richmond's Monument Avenue.Photo by: WTVR CBS 6 Photojournalist Enza Marcy.
Lee Statue-Time Capsule
Three books and a coin and envelope were removed from a time capsule that was removed from the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Steve Helber/AP
Sue Donovan
Sue Donovan, conservator for Special Collections at the University of Virginia, works on an envelope that was removed from a time capsule that was removed from the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Three books and an envelope with a photo were inside the box. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Steve Helber
Sue Donovan
Sue Donovan, conservator for Special Collections at the University of Virginia, removes a book from a time capsule that was removed from the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Three books and an envelope with a photo were inside the box. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Steve Helber
Ralph Northam, Kate Ridgway
Virignia Gov. Ralph Northam, right, and lead conservator for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Kate Ridgway, left, inspect a book the was removed from the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Three books and an envelope with a photo were inside the box. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Steve Helber
Ralph Northam, Kate Ridgway, Sue Donovon
Virignia Gov. Ralph Northam, center, watches as lead conservator for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Kate Ridgway, left, and Sue Donovon, conservator for Special Collections for the University of Virginia, right, remove the contents of a time capsule that was removed from the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Three books and an envelope with a photo were inside the box.Photo by: Steve Helber
Ralph Northam, Pam Northam, Celsea Blake
Conservator for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Chelsea Blake, works to open a time capsule that was removed form the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. The time capsule was placed in 1887.Photo by: Steve Helber
Chelsea Blake
Conservator for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Chelsea Blake, works to open a time capsule that was removed form the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. The time capsule was placed in 1887.Photo by: Steve Helber
Chelsea Blake
Conservator for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Chelsea Blake, works to open a time capsule that was removed form the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave. Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021, in Richmond, Va. The time capsule was placed in 1887.Photo by: Steve Helber
Lee Statue Time Capsule
A time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is uncovered on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: AP Photo/Steve Helber
Michael Spence
Michael Spence, superintendent for Team Henry construction, looks over a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: AP Photo/Steve Helber
Confederate Monuments Richmond
Workers begin the disassembly of the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Wednesday Dec 8, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land granted to the City of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: AP Photo/Steve Helber
Confederate Monuments Richmond
Workers continue to dismantle the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Tuesday Dec 14, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and property given to the City of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: AP Photo/Steve Helber
Lee Statue Time Capsule
A time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is uncovered on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: AP Photo/Steve Helber
Lee Statue Time Capsule
A time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is uncovered on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
A time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is uncovered on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Michael Spence
Michael Spence, superintendent for Team Henry construction, looks over a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
Members of the media photograph a stone containing a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
A stone containing a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was placed on a pallet on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
A time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is uncovered on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
Workers guide a stone containing a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee onto a pallet on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
Workers guide a stone containing a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee onto a pallet on Monument Avenue Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
Workers guide a stone containing a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee off the pedestal on Monument Avenuem Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Lee Statue Time Capsule
Workers remove cables from a stone containing a time capsule that was placed in 1887 in the pedestal that once held the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Friday Dec. 17, 2021, in Richmond, Va. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the pedestal removed and the land given to the city of Richmond. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Associated Press
Confederate Monument Richmond
EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - Crews work to remove one of the country's largest remaining monuments to the Confederacy, a towering statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, Pool)Photo by: Steve Helber/AP
Confederate Monument Richmond
EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - Crews prepare one of the country's largest remaining monuments to the Confederacy, a towering statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, Pool)Photo by: Steve Helber/AP
Confederate Monuments Lee Statue
The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is bathed in the late sun on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va., Monday, Sept. 6, 2021. The statue is scheduled to be removed by the state Wednesday, Sept. 8 after a ruling by the Virginia Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Photo by: Steve Helber/AP