Museum merger stopped for now
Tuesday, August 6, 2013   

A letter-writing campaign led by a Suffolk man has succeeded in getting three Richmond museums to put off discussions of a merger.

Leadership at the Museum of the Confederacy had been considering a plan to distribute its collection among other groups and sell its building, according to a blog post on the Sons of Confederate Veterans website signed by Commander in Chief Michael Givens. The Virginia Historical Society and the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, among others, would have taken parts of the collection, according to the plan….

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