A third suspect was arrested Friday after the deadly van rampage in Barcelona and related attack in Cambrils that left 14 people and 5 attackers dead.
The statue of Roger B. Taney was lifted away by a crane at about 2 a.m. It was lowered into a truck and driven away to storage.
Interest in two major protests opposed to Saturday's right-wing "free speech" assembly in a Boston park has grown exponentially in the aftermath of the deadly white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend.
The couple from Walnut Creek, California, were celebrating their first wedding anniversary on Barcelona's wide, largely pedestrianized street of La Rambla.
Islamist terrorism has exploded in Spain as it has around the world. But the country has a longer history with political violence.