Fort Warren, located on Georges Island.

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LISTEN: Should Boston Keep Its Confederate Memorial?

June 12, 2017

Tucked away on George's Island in Boston Harbor is a piece of history: a memorial bearing the names of Confederate soldiers who died while imprisoned at a fort on the island.
 
It's thrusting Boston into an ongoing national debate on whether Confederate monuments should be left standing.
 
WGBH Radio's Adam Reilly spoke with All Things Considered host Barbara Howard about the memorial's meaning, and its future.
 
 

 


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