This Monument news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about monuments from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
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- Monument honoring abolition of slavery unveiled in Virginia
depicts two 12-foot bronze statues of a woman holding an infant, and a man breaking free from shackles.
CBS News. Thursday, 23 Sep 2021.
- The Maya Built This Monumental Pyramid Out of Volcanic Rock
New research cites the colossal construction as evidence of the civilization's rapid recovery from a devastating eruption
Smithsonian. Thursday, 23 Sep 2021.
- Ex-Navy SEAL sought after half-brother found dead in Yellowstone
"He's a monumental hero and legend of a man," a colleague said of Kim Crumbo.
CBS News. Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021.
- Serbian Unity Day Celebrations In Belgrade Prompt Unease In The Wider Region
A ceremony to mark Serbian National Unity Day was held in front of a monument
in Belgrade to 12th-century Serbian ruler Stefan Nemanja. ...
Radio Liberty. Thursday, 16 Sep 2021.
- Stonehenge Is Undergoing Repairs for the First Time in Decades
Threatened by erosion, outdated restorations and climate change, the monument's megaliths are in need of extensive conservation
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021.
- Stonehenge restoration work begins: Scaffolding is erected next to famed monument
Strong winds buffeting the 4,500-year-old stone circle in Salisbury Plain two miles west of Amesbury have taken their toll on its horizontal stones, which may start rocking or become unstable.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021.
- Stonehenge calls in the builders: Monument will undergo first major repairs in more than 60 years
Strong winds buffeting Stonehenge in Salisbury Plain have taken their toll on its horizontal stones, called lintels, which may start rocking or become unstable.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021.
- Arc de Triomphe wrapped in fabric in tribute to artist
Crowds gather to see the monument
draped in plastic for an project inspired by late artist Christo.
BBC News. Monday, 13 Sep 2021.
- An Astronaut Marks the Anniversary of 9/11 from Space
Shane Kimbrough, a NASA astronaut, remembered the monumental day with remarks from the International Space Station.
New York Times. Saturday, 11 Sep 2021.
- Missouri Republican suggests removing statue of 'reprehensible' Lincoln after Lee's removal
Republican Missouri state Rep. Tony Lovasco suggested dismantling monuments
to former President Abraham Lincoln in light of a longstanding statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee being removed this week. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 11 Sep 2021.
- Can the NCAA puzzle be solved amid a culture of mistrust?
After a summer marked by monumental change and feuding factions, the NCAA is promising change. Again. Can the NCAA and its varied members find common ground?
ESPN. Friday, 10 Sep 2021.
- Virginia Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From State Capital
The Confederate memorial was erected in 1890, the first of six monuments
that became symbols of white power along the main boulevard in Richmond.
New York Times. Wednesday, 8 Sep 2021.
- Robert E Lee: Confederate general statue removed in Virginia
After a long legal battle, the Robert E Lee monument
came down in the former Confederate capital.
BBC News. Wednesday, 8 Sep 2021.
- Pullman National Monument officially opens on Labor Day
The Pullman area on Chicago's South Side is known as hallowed ground, where the nation's labor movement was born.
ABC News. Monday, 6 Sep 2021.
- Pullman National Monument opens, will host grand opening events over weekend
You can experience history and see the famous rail cars at the Pullman National Monument
ABC News. Friday, 3 Sep 2021.
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