Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall Collection

New survey: What Florida man or woman deserves a statue?

in Apolitical/Top Headlines by

Florida wants the public to help decide who should get to replace Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith. The Florida Legislature earlier this year agreed to replace the statue of Smith as one of the state’s two contributions to the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall Collection. The Department of State announced Wednesday that it’s going to accept recommendations online and in writing between now and June 10. A panel will submit three finalists to the Legislature ahead of the 2017 session.…

Keep Reading

Go to Top