Peace Monument

Research template.

This research template provides a guide for conducting research on individual monuments in local communities. By answering the questions posed within this guide, interested parties can get a better understanding of who erected the monument, when, and why, in order to inform discussions.


Looking to learn more about the Civil War, Lost Cause mythology, and other historical context that help explain Confederate monuments? These books provide important starting points for research.

Further reading.

To take a deeper dive into this topic, use these resources to read about specific historical issues, data on monuments, and developments in various cities across the United States.

Resources. Toolkit.