Bridgeport News: Columbus Statue Taken Down At Seaside Park

Jul 07, 2020 205

City officials removed the Christopher Columbus statue at Seaside Park and placed it in storage out of an abundance of caution for the preservation of the historic artifact, the need to respond to modern-day sensitivities, as well as public safety at large.

Community leaders of all cultures and ethnicities are discussing ways to continue to honor and recognize each other’s heritage within the city of Bridgeport in a way that is peaceful, educational and supportive to all. The future of the statue is undetermined at this time.

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