Confederate Monument in Paducah

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Confederate Monument in Paducah
Confederate Monument in Paducah.jpg
View from the south
Confederate Monument in Paducah is located in Kentucky
Confederate Monument in Paducah
Confederate Monument in Paducah is located in the US
Confederate Monument in Paducah
Location Oak Grove Cemetery. W of jct. of Park Ave. and 13th St., Paducah, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°5′10″N 88°37′24″W / 37.08611°N 88.62333°W / 37.08611; -88.62333Coordinates: 37°5′10″N 88°37′24″W / 37.08611°N 88.62333°W / 37.08611; -88.62333
Built 1907
MPS Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
NRHP Reference # 97000678 [1]
Added to NRHP July 17, 1997

The Confederate Monument in Paducah, located northwest of downtown Paducah, Kentucky is a historic monument located in Paducah's Oak Grove Cemetery.

It was built in 1907 on behalf of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It is a 20-foot-tall (6.1 m) granite obelisk.[2] Six Confederate war dead are buried by the monument.[3]

On July 17, 1997, it was one of sixty-one different monuments to the Civil War in Kentucky placed on the National Register of Historic Places, as part of the Civil War Monuments of Kentucky Multiple Property Submission. One other monument on the list, the Lloyd Tilghman Memorial, is nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Paducah, Ky. Trailsrus.com
  3. ^ Brent, Joseph. Confederate Monument in Paducah NRHP Nomination Form (Kentucky Heritage Council, 1997)