Confederate Statue at Red Brick Courthouse (1913-2017)
This Confederate statue was dedicated in 1913, part of a wave of Confederate monuments that were dedicated both to honor aging veterans and support the "Lost Cause" of the Confederacy which included a strict racial hierarchy.
Backstory and Context
Lefrak, Mikaela. "Montgomery County Moves Confederate Statue From Rockville To Private Land." WAMU, American University Radio. July 25, 2017. Accessed August 25, 2017. http://wamu.org/story/17/07/25/montgomery-county-moves-Confederate-statue-private-land/.
Metcalf, Andrew. "Rockville Confederate Statue Removed." Bethesda Magazine. July 24, 2017. Accessed August 25, 2017. http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2017/Rockville-Confederate-Statue-Removed/.