West Point in Troup County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
More Enduring Than Marble
East Face of Monument:
More enduring than marble shall be the memory of the Confederate patriot in whose life fidelity to principle found loftiest expression.
West Face of Monument:
A tribute of love from the women of the south to the heroes of the Confederacy.
Erected 1901 by United Daughters of the Confederacy (U.D.C.) and the Ladies Memorial Association.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 32° 52.883′ N, 85° 11.133′ W. Marker is in West Point, Georgia, in Troup County. Marker is at the intersection of North 6th Street and West 12th Street, on the right when traveling south on North 6th Street. Touch for map. The marker stands at the entrance to the parking lot for Fort Tyler. Marker is in this post office area: West Point GA 31833, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Tyler (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Tyler (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of West Point (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Daughters of the Confederacy" Gen. Robert C. Tyler, C.S.A. (approx. ¾ mile away); Fort Tyler Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Tenth Street School (approx. one mile away); Bluffton-Lanett, Alabama (approx. one mile away in Alabama). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
More about this marker. This 20 foot tall monument is now in its third location. It was unveiled in 1901 at East 8th Street and Avenue C in West Point. It was moved in the late 1920s to the grounds of a school on the east bank of the Chattahoochee River. Recently, with the recreation of Fort Tyler, it was moved to the parking lot on North 6th Avenue.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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