For Public: Whose Heritage 2018 Master Sheet
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This data set is available to download for research and exploration.

Please note that this data set includes removed symbols. If you filter by a single column to find out how many symbols are in a particular state, for example, it will include ones that were removed. If you only want to view symbols still on public land you will need to exclude removed ones.

If you'd like to suggest a change or addition to the data, please fill out the form at: http://www.splcenter.org/whose-heritage-update-form
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LAST UPDATE: 7/27/18 8:30 AM ET
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Beginning on 7/27/18, this data will be updated on a rolling basis so that it is always as current as possible. The day and time of the most recent update will be posted above.
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Column NamesDescription
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Unique IDUnique ID is an SPLC assigned number for the purposes of sorting and tracking the data. If you have an update to report to us, please include the Unique ID of the symbol.
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Feature NameFeature Name is the name of each symbol, as specified on the symbol itself or assigned by SPLC to best describe the feature.
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HonoreeHonoree names the Confederate figure the symbol was created in honor of. If there is no known honoree, that is specified. If there are multiple honorees, all are listed.
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CityCity specifies the municipality in which the symbol is located.
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CountyCounty specifies the county in which the symbol is located.
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StateState specifies the state in which the symbol is located.
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SideIf a symbol is in a locality that was part of the Union during the Civil War, it is marked North. If a symbol is in a locality that was part of the Confederacy during the Civil War, it is marked South. If a locality is in a state that was split between the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War, it is marked Border. If a symbol is in a locality that was not yet a state, it is marked Not a State.
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CoordinatesCoordinates, as confirmed by the SPLC, designate the location of the symbol.
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Symbol TypeSymbol Type refers to physical representation of the symbol. These are categorized by location in the column titled Symbol Category.
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Symbol CategorySymbol Category refers to SPLC designated categories for the symbols in the dataset. They are as follows: Courthouse Grounds (symbols located on courthouse grounds); Other: Government Office Grounds (symbols located on government office grounds, excluding courthouses); Other: Buildings (building named in honor); Other: Flags (official flags of a locality); Other: Holiday (government-sanctioned holidays); Other: Monument (monuments located in public areas, but not on the grounds of government offices or courthouses); Other: Parks/Trails, Etc. (natural areas or features); Roads (roadways including highways, streets, etc.); Schools (public schools)
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SponsorSponsor specifies the organization that paid for or ordered the creation of the symbol.
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Year DedicatedYear Dedicated specifies the year the symbol was erected or created.
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Year RemovedYear Removed specifies the year the symbol was or will be removed from public land.
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Was this symbol removed?The column indicates if the symbold has been removed/name changed ("removed"), or if it is still on public grounds ("active").
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Special Notes
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*The asterisk refers to paid federal holidays.
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The plus refers to symbols that were approved for removal in the future. Only symbols with official removal dates in the future were included as "removed." If a locality is considering removal, but has not officially designated a removal date, the symbol was not included as "removed."
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Additional Tabs (Pivot Tables)Counts do not include removed symbols unless stated
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Symbol Type Count by StateTotals of all symbols by state and type
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Symbol Type Count by CountyTotals of all symbols by county and type
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Symbol Type Count by CityTotals of all symbols by city and type
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Removals Since CharlestonTotal removals since June 17, 2015 by state and type
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Monument CountCount of monuments by city and state
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Honoree CountCount of symbols that honoree a Confederate by state (top 5 highlighted: Lee, Davis, Jackson, Beauregard, and Stuart)
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Robert E. Lee BreakdownTotal symbols that honor Robert E. Lee by state and type
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Jefferson Davis BreakdownTotal symbols that honor Jefferson Davis by state and type
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"Stonewall" Jackson BreakdownTotal symbols that honor Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson by state and type
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Dedications Per YearCount of dedications per year by state (includes removed symbols)
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Removals Per YearCount of removals per year by state
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UDC Sponsored SymbolsCount of symbols sponsored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy by state and type
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UDC Symbols by YearCount of UDC symbol dedications by year (includes removed symbols)
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SCV Sponsored SymbolsCount of symbols sponsored by the Sons of the Confederacy by state and type
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SCV Symbols by YearCount of SCV symbol dedications by year (includes removed symbols)
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