The equestrian statue, commissioned in 1929, is heading to the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora, North Dakota.READ MORE: Stephen Sondheim, Legend Of The Broadway Musical, Dead At 91
It will be on long-term loan from New York City.READ MORE: Gov. Hochul: No Known Cases Of New COVID Variant 'Omicron' In New York
The statue has long been criticized as racist in the portrayal of Native American and Black figures.
The library opens in 2026 and will include representatives from indigenous tribes and Black communities, who will recontextualize the statue.MORE NEWS: Police: Young Firefighter Dies In Fire In His Own Westchester County Home
Removal will begin in the fall.