Friday, September 17, 2010

Monument Rededicated in Virginia

Confederate Monument rededicated at Franklin County Courthouse
The monument was destroyed in 2007 when a car slammed into it

A confederate monument destroyed last year at the Franklin County Courthouse has been re-dedicated.

A ceremony was held outside the courthouse in Rocky Mount Saturday.

The monument was destroyed in June of 2007 when John Ozmore, Jr. crashed into the base. Ozmore was charged initally with DUI, but the charge was reduced to reckless driving.

The monument was originally dedicated in the early 1900s as a tribute to confederate soliders in Franklin County.,0,1945646.story