"Some of the vegetation will be replanted in cemeteries, state parks and other areas,"
said James Roberts, director of the state Department of General Services. Capitol Square is home to dogwood, plum, cherry
and magnolia trees, among other species. A force of primarily prison laborers will do the work, which will save money," officials
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Cherished, historic, pre-Civil War,
Bank Street, granite fence wall. August 16, 2004
Each vertical rung of the pre-Civil War, iron fence was cut with a saw and
removed from the granite base.
In preparation for a 57 foot depth dig under the steps area, workmen prepare
to remove hundreds of tons of granite steps and associated granite from the front of Mr. Jefferson's Virginia State Capitol
Building. August 16, 2004
Remember, $191,000,000.00 tax dollars were allocated to stabilize the 200 year-old Capitol
they are obviously at the same time actively destabilizing the Building for $19,300,000.00 tax