Signs in Franklin urge return of Confederate monument

12:09 p.m Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 Warren County
Banners as well as Confederate and American flags have been placed at the former site of a Confederate monument at the corner of Dixie Highway and Hamilton Middletown Road in Franklin. RICK McCRABB/STAFF

The site where a Confederate monument was located for 90 years is decorated today with Confederate and American flags, as well as a sign urging the large rock and plaque to be returned.

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One sign at the corner of Dixie Highway and Hamilton Middletown Road reads: “We want our monument back” and a large banner read: “Honk If All Lives Matter. History. Not Hate.”

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Franklin City Council meets tonight for the first time since the Robert E. Lee Confederate monument was removed from the site Wednesday by city employees.

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