Just when you think there might be progress on a new stadium for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels (Eastern League) with the reemergence of the Shockoe Bottom location, proponents of a slavery museum on this “sacred ground,” once the heart of the slave trade, are telling ballpark supporters to look elsewhere. This is obviously not a new issue, but opposition mobilization appears to be heating up. Read more here and here.
August 10, 2012 · 5:14 am
Slavery Museum Proponents: No Ballpark in Shockoe Bottom
Filed under Design & Construction, Market & Location, Stadium Issues
Tagged as Double-A, Eastern League, Richmond Flying Squirrels, Shockoe Bottom