Building Commission Expected To Vote In Favor Of Removing Forrest Bust From Capitol (Update)

The State Building Commission voted on Thursday, giving final approval for the relocation of the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest from the Capitol to the Tennessee State Museum.

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Remains Of Nathan Bedford Forrest And Wife Removed From Memphis Park

The Remains Of Nathan Bedford Forrest And His Wife Have Been Taken To A Vault In West Tennessee After Being Exhumed From Health Sciences Park In Memphis.

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Tennessee Republicans Seek To Change How Historical Monuments Are Removed

Senate Bill 600 Would Cut In Half The Appointed Seats On The Historical Commission, Bringing It Down To 12 From 24. The Bill Would Also Change What Happens When The Commission Decides To Remove A Monument. After Their Approval, The General Assembly Would Also Have To Approve The Request.

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Commission Votes To Move Confederate Statues Out Of State Capitol

Along With Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s Bust, The Removal Will Also Include Busts Of U.S. Admiral David Farragut And U.S. Navy Admiral Albert Gleaves. All Three Of Busts Can Currently Be Found On The Second Floor Of The State Capitol Building.

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Rep. Windle Introduces Bill To Replace Confederate Statue With One Of Dolly Parton At State Capitol

On the first day of the convening of the Tennessee Legislature for the 2021 Legislative Session, a representative from Livingston has introduced a bill to add a statue of Dolly Parton to the Capitol grounds in Nashville.

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