New memorial for Dred Scott to be dedicated Saturday

Published: Sep. 29, 2023 at 5:16 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- This weekend is the dedication of a new memorial for Dred Scott, the man whose fight for freedom was struck down by the Supreme Court.

His headstone at Calvary Cemetery has been replaced with a large black granite memorial. It has more historical details for visitors to read.

A dedication ceremony is set for Saturday at 11 a.m.