Confederate Monument in Versailles

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Confederate Monument in Versailles
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Confederate Monument in Versailles is located in Kentucky
Confederate Monument in Versailles
Confederate Monument in Versailles is located in the US
Confederate Monument in Versailles
Location Versailles, Kentucky
Coordinates 38°2′56.93″N 84°43′44.08″W / 38.0491472°N 84.7289111°W / 38.0491472; -84.7289111Coordinates: 38°2′56.93″N 84°43′44.08″W / 38.0491472°N 84.7289111°W / 38.0491472; -84.7289111
MPS Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
NRHP Reference # 97000662[1]
Added to NRHP July 17, 1997

The Confederate Monument, in the city cemetery of Versailles, Kentucky, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1997, as part of the Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS.

The monument, with it unique shape, was made of white marble and put on a base of concrete and limestone. It was erected in 1877. Names of Confederate veterans are on each side of the hexagon, with graves encircling it.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Confederate Memorial Versailles City Cemetery (Woodford County), TrailsRUs.com