Munn Park Monument Relocation

$6,374 of $225,000 goal

Raised by 71 people in 4 months
TOTAL Donation Updates at lakelandgov.net/monument .

About 
[Updated 5/18/2018]

On May 7, 2018, the Lakeland City Commission voted to relocate the Munn Park Confederate Monument to Veterans Memorial Park using private funding. We invite you to be a part of this process by donating toward relocation costs.

The City of Lakeland has a quote from Energy Services and Products Corporation , who recently moved a similar monument for Hillsborough County. This company performed all the work required to remove the monument from its original sight, transport it and reassemble it for one cost and move it to Veterans Memorial Park.  Energy Services and Products Corporation submitted a quote of $150,000 for removal, bringing the estimated total project costs up to $225,000.

Read City Manager Tony Delgado's Memo 

The seven-member City Commission voted to move the 26-foot tall statue and column to Veterans Memorial Park, which has several monuments dedicated to Polk County veterans. 

Mayor Mutz & Commissioner Franklin

I hope that the people who really want to celebrate the love and unity of our community tangibly, that they would help to support the effort financially. —Mayor William "Bill" Mutz

...My hope is that, given the context of Veterans Park, relocating the Confederate monument there will send a strong signal to Lakelanders, present and future, that we are simply honoring and remembering our war dead. Nothing more, nothing less.  —Commissioner Scott Franklin

Donation via Check

If you would rather donate via check, please bring in or mail your check to:

City of Lakeland
Re: Monument Relocation
228 S Massachusetts Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801

Please include "Munn Park Monument Relocation" in the memo line.

Learn More

Learn more about the Munn Park Confederate Monument here .

29731798_15258071490_r.jpeg
+ Read More
The Historic Preservation Board voted unanimously yesterday to uphold the City Commissions vote to relocate the Munn Park Confederate statue.
More on this at www.theledger.com/news/20180726/lakeland-historic-preservation-board-oks-confederate-statue-move.
+ Read More
Check in daily to www.lakelandgov.net/monument for full fundraising totals that include cash/check donations. Thank you all for your support!
+ Read More
Read a Previous Update

$6,374 of $225,000 goal

Raised by 71 people in 4 months
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
$50
Anonymous
15 days ago
$25
Anonymous
15 days ago
DS
$50
Deborah Simmons
22 days ago
LC
$75
Linda Chavez
25 days ago
AD
$45
Amanda Davis
26 days ago
HP
$100
Holly Parrish
28 days ago
LB
$125
Lee Brockman
29 days ago
MS
$100
Matt Schichtel
29 days ago
RH
$30
Rebecca Herzog
1 month ago
$600
Anonymous
1 month ago
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.