Conway Confederate Monument

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Conway Confederate Monument
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Conway Confederate Monument is located in Arkansas
Conway Confederate Monument
Conway Confederate Monument is located in the US
Conway Confederate Monument
Location SW jct. of Courthouse Lawn, E of jct. of Robinson Ave. and Center St., Conway, Arkansas
Coordinates 35°5′19″N 92°26′35″W / 35.08861°N 92.44306°W / 35.08861; -92.44306Coordinates: 35°5′19″N 92°26′35″W / 35.08861°N 92.44306°W / 35.08861; -92.44306
Area less than one acre
Built 1925 (1925)
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS Civil War Commemorative Sculpture MPS
NRHP reference # 96000455[1]
Added to NRHP April 26, 1996

The Conway Confederate Monument stands on the lawn of the Faulkner County Courthouse, east of the junction of Robinson Avenue and Center Street in Conway, Arkansas. It is a stone obelisk, 200 inches (5.1 m) in height, with a square base 45 inches (1.1 m) on each side. The east face bears the inscription "1061-65 / (carving of crossed flags) / DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY / OF OWR CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS / THE BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE / ERECTED BY / ROBERT E. LEE CHAPTER / NO. 718 U.D.C. / OCT. 1925". The monument was funded by the local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and was dedicated in 1925.[2]

The monument was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Conway Confederate Monument" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2016-02-09.