Durham County Confederate Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 35° 59.644 W 078° 53.938
17S E 689388 N 3985331
Quick Description: The Durham County Confederate Memorial in front of the Old County Courthouse in downtown Durham, North Carolina.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2006 4:13:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMATQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 49

Long Description:

This is Durham County's Memorial (as the monument reads on the front) In Memory of "The Boys Who Wore the Gray".

The monument features the Great Seal of the Confederate States of America on the front and the stylized CSA logo on the back. On the sides are the dedication date and the inscription, "This Memorial Erected by the People of Durham County", along with crossed Confederate battle flags.

This monument stand about 15 feet high and is located in front of the Old County Courthouse in Durham.

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Front Detail:

Date Installed or Dedicated: 05/10/1924

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: The People of Durham County

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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Related Website: Not listed

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