What’s Missing from Richmond, Virginia’s Monumental Landscape?
Lesson Plan: Explore stories of fellow Virginians who contributed to Richmond’s story. Consider the city of Richmond’s existing monumental landscape and craft your own proposal for which of these History Makers should be honored with the next monument!
VS.1, VS.9, USII.1, CE.1, CE.4, VUS.1, GOVT.1a,b,d, f, g; English 6.6, 6.7,7.6, 7.7, 8.6 and 8.7
1871-1899: Post Reconstruction, 1900-1950: Early 20th Century
Jim Crow, The Lost Cause Myth
How do monuments get their meaning?
How does that meaning change over time?
What is missing from Richmond, Virginia’s current monumental landscape?