War of the Rebellion Memorial - Rolla, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 56.460 W 091° 46.269
15S E 607978 N 4199980
Quick Description: Original overall memorial built in 1923, repaired in 1986, then renovated, moved and added to in 1995.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2019 6:29:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM11MN2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:

County of memorial: Phelps County
Location of monument: Ridgeview Rd. (MO-72) & S. Rolla Rd., City Cemetery, Rolla
Monument Originally Erected by: The Loyal People of Phelps Co. under the supervision of Noah Coleman Chapter D.A.R.
Restoration 1986: By the DAR and VFW Post 2025
1995 Restoration: Albert Johns, V.F.W. Post 2025 and American Legion Post #270

This monument originally was on a US highway, in a roadside turnout, at the southern limits of Rolla. The 1986 restoration was at that location. The 1995 restoration moved it the a safer and more accessible location within the city cemetery. The cemetery is not fenced and access is always possible within one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.

Plaque Text:

The men who
offered their lives
in freedom's cause
in the
War of the Rebellion
1861 - 1865
Spanish American War

The entire text on the Monument can be read here: Great War Monument

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1995

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Albert Johns, V.F.W. Post 2025 and American Legion Post #270

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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