Confederate Monument (Cadiz, Kentucky)

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Confederate Monument of Cadiz
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Confederate Monument (Cadiz, Kentucky) is located in Kentucky
Confederate Monument (Cadiz, Kentucky)
Confederate Monument (Cadiz, Kentucky) is located in the US
Confederate Monument (Cadiz, Kentucky)
Location Courthouse Lawn. 0.5 mi. E of jct. of KY 139 and KY 1175, Cadiz, Kentucky
Coordinates 36°51′42″N 87°50′16″W / 36.86167°N 87.83778°W / 36.86167; -87.83778Coordinates: 36°51′42″N 87°50′16″W / 36.86167°N 87.83778°W / 36.86167; -87.83778
Built 1913
MPS Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
NRHP Reference # 97000667[1]
Added to NRHP July 17, 1997

The Confederate Monument, in Cadiz, Kentucky, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1] A marble memorial to the Confederate veterans of Trigg County it was erected in 1913 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

The monument is located off Main Street and is about 10 feet (3.0 m) tall. It has four Doric columns with a limestone cube in between. The cube was once a fountain.[2]

It was located on a lawn in front of a historic courthouse,[2] but the courthouse was demolished in 2008 and replaced by a new justice center in 2009.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Joseph E. Brent (1997). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Confederate Monument" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved February 3, 2017.  with photo from 1996