Hillsborough's "Confederate Memorial"

Next Monday, the words "Confederate Memorial" on the façade of the Orange County Historical Museum may move one step closer to being removed.

The Hillsborough Board of Commissioners next meets at 7 p.m. July 13 in the Whitted Human Services Center.

The agenda is available now on the town website and includes various items, including a discussion and possible action on the “Confederate Memorial” lettering on the exterior of the building located at 201 N. Churton St.

It seems likely that the, should the town decide to act on town manager Eric Peterson's recommended, a Certificate of Appropriateness may first need to be obtained from the Historic District Commission.

For background, see these articles from last month:

Can we finally say goodbye to these words and acknowledge that the museum serves a far broader educational purpose than memorializing the confederacy alone?

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