Since 2004, a Confederate monument has stood at the Santa Ana Cemetery honoring veterans who went on to become pioneers in the founding of Orange County. In the wake of Charlottesville, the Orange County Cemetery District has asked the OC chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans—the group who erected it—to remove it lest it become a distraction. OC's connections to the Stars and Bars runs deep, and more than a few schools, streets, and parks are named after former Ku Klux Klan members. What's next?
FROM THIS EPISODE
More From Orange County Line
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Curious Coast: One listener’s personal connection to City Hall A few weeks ago, Curious Coast set out to investigate a question of your choosing and followed your lead to a particularly iconic Los Angeles structure: City Hall. The question… Read More