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General Richard Montgomery Statue

 
 
General Richard Montgomery Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 2, 2019
1. General Richard Montgomery Statue Marker
Inscription.  The town of Montgomery, formed on December 3, 1819, through the joining of New Philadelphia and East Alabama, is named for Major General Richard Montgomery, who was the first American general officer killed in America's war for independence. Richard Montgomery, born in Ireland in 1738, died in Canada at the Battle of Quebec on December 31, 1775. Montgomery was chartered as a city by act approved December 23, 1837. This statue is erected in celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of the City of Montgomery, 2019.
Sculptor: Clydetta Fulmer
 
Erected 2019 by the City of Montgomery.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is December 3, 1819.
 
Location. 32° 22.759′ N, 86° 18.446′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on North Perry Street south of Monroe Street, on the right when traveling south. Located at Lister Hill Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Perry Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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walking distance of this marker. Bernard Whitehurst and the Whitehurst Case / Montgomery: Learning From the Past (within shouting distance of this marker); Elijah Cook / City of Montgomery v. Rosa Parks (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery City Hall / Funeral for Hank Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bill Traylor (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Montgomery's Slave Depots / Montgomery's Slave Traders (about 500 feet away); Murphy House (about 700 feet away); Lower Dexter Park (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
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Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Richard Montgomery. (Submitted on November 2, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
General Richard Montgomery Statue & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 2, 2019
2. General Richard Montgomery Statue & Marker
General Richard Montgomery engraving by Alonzo Chappel. image. Click for full size.
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3. General Richard Montgomery engraving by Alonzo Chappel.
General Richard Montgomery Statue at Lister Hill Plaza. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 2, 2019
4. General Richard Montgomery Statue at Lister Hill Plaza.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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