Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch - Concord, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 43° 12.422 W 071° 32.212
19T E 293915 N 4786930
Quick Description: East entrance to the State House grounds, erected in 1892
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2016 8:16:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMT14R
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 5

Long Description:

County of district: Merrimack County
Location of district: 107 N. Main St., 25 Capitol St., 39--45 Green St., 20--30 Park St., and 33 N. State St. , Concord
Date entered on NRHP: 1983
Memorial Dedicated: 1892

Text above arch:

In Memory of Her Soldiers and Sailors
The City of Concord builds this Monument

"Located on the State House grounds are several statues commemorating prominent New Hampshire sons and two veterans memorials. Commissioned separately, the pieces represent the work of a variety of late 19th century and early 20th century sculptors and architects, the combination of which results in one of the foremost displays of sculpture in the state.

"c. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch. East entrance to statehouse grounds, fronting Main Street; dedicated July 1892; Peabody & Stearns, architects. Arch stands 33'6" high with a span of 11'4" and is flanked by side walls terminating in posts for a total width of 53 feet. Made of rusticated granite, it is adorned with classical moldings and detailing, wreaths, shields, bronze lanterns and is topped by a Civil War Gatling gun." ~ NRHP Nomination Form

Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1892

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Not listed

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