Confederate Memorial Park (Tampa, Florida) facts for kids
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The Confederate Memorial Park is a monument located in Tampa, Florida. The monument, which stands close to the intersection of I-4 and I-75, featured a large Confederate Flag, which can be seen from the intersection. The flag was later removed on June 1, 2020 in response to the killing of George Floyd.
The park was opened in 2008 and was funded by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. The park featured a large 60-by-30-foot (18.3 m × 9.1 m) Confederate flag. The flag is claimed to be the 2nd largest Confederate flag in the world. During the 2020 George Floyd protests, the flag was removed after threats to burn it were made on social media.
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