Workers mobilize to move Confederate monument in Lakeland

The Ledger - 03-20


LAKELAND — The arrival of a portable lift marks the beginning of the end for the Confederate soldier keeping watch over Munn Park. The city of Lakeland has started to stage the equipment and supplies they will need to disassemble the 1910 statue Friday morning for transportation to Veterans Park. A blue portable lift and metal scaffolding could be seen stationed next to the statue Wednesday morning.