Confederate Monuments Tour

Oct 19

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tour meets in Court Square at Johnny Reb statue

Join Dr. Andrea Douglas, Executive Director of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center and UVA Professor Jalane Schmidt for a tour of the Confederate statues in downtown Charlottesville to learn about these objects and the role they play in our local and national narrative. In the event of rain, the tour will be rescheduled.


Jalane Schmidt, left; Andrea Douglas, right. Photo by Dan Addision, University Communications.


Additional Reading

Natanson, Hannah. “Two women lead a free tour of Charlottesville’s Confederate monuments each month. A new website lets everyone listen.” Washington Post, August 20, 2019. Accessed October 4, 2019. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/08/20/two-women-lead-free-tour-charlottesvilles-confederate-monuments-each-month-new-website-lets-everyone-listen/.

Schmidt, Jalane. “What You Need to Know about Charlottesville’s Courthouse Confederate Soldier.” Medium.com. https://medium.com/@JalaneSchmidt/what-you-need-to-know-about-charlottesvilles-courthouse-confederate-soldier-f6f5e2cee5d4. Accessed October 4, 2019.

WTJU 91.1 FM, “Marked by These Monuments.” thesemonuments.org. https://www.thesemonuments.org/home/#new-page-3. Accessed October 4, 2019.