Announcement on Forrest remains set for Friday in Health Sciences Park

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 11, 2021 6:25 AM CT | Published: June 10, 2021 9:51 PM CT
<strong>Construction crews dismantle the grave of Nathan Bedford Forrest in Health Sciences Park on June 1.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Construction crews dismantle the grave of Nathan Bedford Forrest in Health Sciences Park on June 1. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The announcement comes 11 days after work began on removing what is left of the monument. The work was also to include the reinterment of the remains of Forrest and his wife.

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Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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