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Danville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Last Capitol of the Confederacy

 
 
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1. The Last Capitol of the Confederacy Marker
Inscription.  
"The Last Proclamation"
… The memories of the heroic dead who have freely given their lives to its defense must ever remain enshrined in our hearts…
President Jefferson Davis
C.S.A.
April 4, 1865

"Guarding our future by preserving our past"


 
Erected 1995 by The Heritage Preservation Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 4, 1865.
 
Location. 36° 34.892′ N, 79° 24.01′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 293) and Sutherlin Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 954 Main St, Danville VA 24541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anne Eliza Johns (within shouting distance of this marker); Danville Attractions (within shouting distance of this marker); Pittsylvania County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sutherlin House (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Halifax County, VA (within shouting distance of this marker); Caswell County, NC (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Confederate Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Sutherlin Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Also see . . .  The Neo-Confederates. Article in the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report from 2000 noting The Heritage Preservation Association's relationships with white supremacist organizations, such as League of the South. (Submitted on April 26, 2021.) 
 
Additional keywords. Neo-Confederate propaganda; white supremacist propaganda
 
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April 23, 2021
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2021.

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