Jefferson in Marion County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Marion County Confederate Monument
In Memory of
Erected 1907 by Dick Taylor Camp. U.C.V.
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
Location. 32° 45.396′ N, 94° 20.655′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Texas, in Marion County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Polk Street (Farm to Market Road 134) and West Austin Street, on the right when traveling south on South Polk Street. Located on the grounds of the Marion County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 West Austin Street, Jefferson TX 75657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas Statesman Charles Allen Culberson (a few steps from this marker); Marion County (a few steps from this marker); Marion County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Murphy Building (within Vernon Dalhart (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kahn Saloon (about 300 feet away); Jefferson Turn Basin (about 300 feet away); Brown Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
More about this monument. The sculpture was installed by the Dick Taylor Camp, United Confederate Veterans, in memory of Marion County soldiers who died during the Civil War. It was originally placed in a small park on the north side of Broadway, at the corner of Line and beginning of Polk Street. During the 1930s it was moved to the grounds of the Marion County Courthouse. The sculpture was most likely designed by Llano, Texas artist Frank Teich, who designed other Civil War sculptures in the area. It was fabricated at Teich Monument Works. The sculpture was repaired around 1985.
Regarding Marion County Confederate Monument. Description: A Civil War soldier stands at parade rest, his proper left foot slightly forward. He holds the barrel of his rifle in front of him with both hands, the butt of which rests on the ground in front of
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