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Monument committee shares site recommendations

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Months of a committee’s work to find a new home for the Confederate monuments at the county courthouse has culminated in concrete recommendations of where to put them and how to do it. After a month of debate this summer about two monuments with ties to the Confederacy—an obelisk monument dedicated to the Confederate soldiers of Bastrop County and a memorial to Major Joseph Sayers—located on the Bastrop County Courthouse lawn, the Bastrop County Commissioners Court approved their relocation in July. The court also appointed a committee of community members to look for a new site for the monuments and raise ...

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