Controversy Continues Over Waveland Ground Zero Museum
However, that leaves very little space in the museum for any displays, so the museum’s Board of Directors was interested in moving the museum to the Infinity Science Center. After the Mayor caught word of museum employees planning to remove artifacts from the building, he padlocked the doors.
Mayor Smith says, “I met with those folks today and so we’re working towards solving these issues, and with me, it was only I needed to protect the city’s assets and I did what I needed to do at the time. As harsh, and I feel like it was kind of harsh, but and yet it was in protections of the city’s assets.”