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Free Press Reports on Restoration of Integral UVM Monuments

The Burlington Free Press profiles the recent restoration of two important statues at UVM. The bronze bust of Burlington philanthropist John Purple Howard, removed from its position in a west-facing alcove of Old Mill seven years ago, has been newly restored and returned. The statue of Marquis de Lafayette, a founding contributor to the university, has seen his cane replaced after being stolen years ago. Read the story…