Judge dismisses National Slavery Museum lawsuit

Posted on: 5:25 pm, August 14, 2013, by

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WTVR) — There is another twist in the nearly decade long quest to build a national slavery museum in Virginia.

Fredericksburg.com reports a judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the museum’s board, challenging the assessment of the property where they want to build the museum, which is the brainchild of former governor Doug Wilder.

The museum board must now pay the Fredericksburg Commissioner of the Revenue’s office more than $23,000 in legal costs.

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