RICHMOND, Va. — Now that an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been taken down from its perch above Richmond’s Monument Avenue, crews plan to remove a piece of history from its gigantic pedestal. A time capsule from 1887 that state officials believe is tucked inside the statue’s base is set to…

An 1887 Time Capsule Inside the Pedestal of a Confederate Statue Is Going to Be Opened