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Groups condemn Confederate flag at museum
Democratic committee says they won’t ride in Georgetown Return Day carriages
(Cape Gazette) Two organizations have gone on record condemning the Confederate memorial, which includes a Confederate flag, at the Georgetown Historical Society’s Marvel Carriage Museum.
The society has come under fire for refusing to remove the flag. The flag and memorial were unveiled March 12, 2007, by the Delaware Grays, Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp 2068 based in Seaford, following an agreement reached with the historical society.
The 14th District Democratic Committee, which includes Rehoboth, Dewey and parts of Lewes, has approved a resolution that calls for “all elected Democratic leaders in the state to refuse to ride in the carriages provided by the Marvel Museum” until the Confederate flag is removed from outside the museum.
”Our resolution is part of a statewide initiative, not just one involving the 14th Representative District,” said Michael Weiss, 14th District Democratic Committee vice chair.
The museum has provided carriages for decades for candidates to ride in during the Return Day parade, which is part of a biannual celebration to announce election results. The event dates back more than 200 years…Read the rest