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Lee Circle on St Charles Avenue

Lee Circle on St Charles Avenue

The monument honoring the general was inaugurated in 1884.It shows a 12 ft statue of general Lee on top of a 60ft tall Doric column which is set on a rectangular base built on a mound at the center of the traffic circle. It is said by locals that Lee faces due north, because you never turn your back on a Yankee.

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