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Posted on: September 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Seeks Offers to Acquire Ownership of Confederate Statues

Charlottesville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2021

The City of Charlottesville is seeking offers to acquire ownership of the statues/sculptures of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson


CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The City of Charlottesville is soliciting offers from entities interested in acquiring ownership of bronze figurative statues depicting the 19th century Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson. 

The City will only entertain offers that propose the acquisition of the statues, individually or as a pair, as well as their corresponding bases. Each offer must set out detailed terms for the offeror’s acquisition and removal/relocation of the statues. The statues have been disassembled and are currently being stored at a City-owned location that is easily accessed by trucks and moving equipment.

The detailed Solicitation of Offers is available for download from this website. The initial deadline for submissions is Friday, October 15, 2021.

All communications and questions about this solicitation should be directed via email to statues@charlottesville.gov. Offers received by 3 p.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021 will be considered by City Council at a meeting within 90 days thereafter.

Media Contact
Brian Wheeler
Director of Communications
City of Charlottesville
434-970-3129
wheelerb@charlottesville.gov

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