Welcome marker moved from cemetery


A Gallipolis City truck is displayed in the midst of transferring a welcome marker Thursday from the Pine Street Colored Cemetery after controversy was discussed over its placement in the cemetery at the Tuesday Gallipolis City Commission meeting.


Matt Rogers | Daily Tribune

Gallipolis City commissioners agreed to move the marker after being approached by concerned citizens representing Gallia County African American residents’ interests. The marker now rests at the corner of First Avenue and State Street in Gallipolis.


Dean Wright | Daily Tribune

A Gallipolis City truck is displayed in the midst of transferring a welcome marker Thursday from the Pine Street Colored Cemetery after controversy was discussed over its placement in the cemetery at the Tuesday Gallipolis City Commission meeting.

Gallipolis City commissioners agreed to move the marker after being approached by concerned citizens representing Gallia County African American residents’ interests. The marker now rests at the corner of First Avenue and State Street in Gallipolis.

A Gallipolis City truck is displayed in the midst of transferring a welcome marker Thursday from the Pine Street Colored Cemetery after controversy was discussed over its placement in the cemetery at the Tuesday Gallipolis City Commission meeting.
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_photo-2-1-.jpgA Gallipolis City truck is displayed in the midst of transferring a welcome marker Thursday from the Pine Street Colored Cemetery after controversy was discussed over its placement in the cemetery at the Tuesday Gallipolis City Commission meeting. Matt Rogers | Daily Tribune

Gallipolis City commissioners agreed to move the marker after being approached by concerned citizens representing Gallia County African American residents’ interests. The marker now rests at the corner of First Avenue and State Street in Gallipolis.
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_DSC_0943.jpgGallipolis City commissioners agreed to move the marker after being approached by concerned citizens representing Gallia County African American residents’ interests. The marker now rests at the corner of First Avenue and State Street in Gallipolis. Dean Wright | Daily Tribune
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