SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The deadline has passed for Santa Fe residents to weigh in on what they believe should replace the obelisk in the plaza. Currently, a beige box sits where the obelisk once was.

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The tribute to the civil war union soldiers who fought Native Americans was toppled by protesters in October of 2020. Dozens of suggestions have been submitted. Ideas range from a bronze statue to replacing it with a new stage for performances. Even a water fountain. One even suggests an ear of corn. People are now asked to weigh in on the various ideas.