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Ladies' Confederate Memorial

 
 
Ladies' Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 11, 2019
1. Ladies' Confederate Memorial
Inscription.  Our Dead
 
Erected 1874 by Ladies Memorial and Monument Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 3.663′ N, 84° 30.615′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Memorial can be reached from West Main Street (U.S. 421) 0.1 miles west of Newtown Pike (County Route 922), on the right when traveling west. The memorial is located in Section P of The Lexington Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 833 West Main Street, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A National Cemetery System (approx. ¼ mile away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. ¼ mile away); 1787-1987 Bicentennial Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Henry Clay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lexington Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colored Orphan Industrial Home
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(approx. half a mile away); Eastern State Hospital (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Regarding Ladies' Confederate Memorial. The monument was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1997.
 
Also see . . .  Ladies' Confederate Memorial. This link includes additional photos of the memorial, including its text of "Our Dead". (Submitted on February 9, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Additional keywords. Neo-Confederate propaganda; white supremacist propaganda
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 2, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022