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Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jefferson Davis Monument

President of the Confederate States of America 1861 - 1865

 
 
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Photographed By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
1. Jefferson Davis Monument
Inscription.  
(Front)
Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
1861 - 1865
Before the War Between the States, he served with distinction as a United States Congressman and twice as a United States Senator. He also served as Secretary of War of the United States.

He was a true American Patriot.

(Back)
Erected By The Jefferson Davis Memorial Association.
Officers Mrs. Harry Allen, Pres., Mrs. Osgelea Gordon, Sec., Miss. Lottie Blount, Mrs. Charles Crump, Walter Chandler, St. John Waddell, Byron Hyde, John Apperson.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy
The Sons of the Confederate Veterans
The Children of the Confederacy
Friends and Patriotic Citizens

(Plaque at Base)
Confederate Park has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior, 1982.
 
Erected 1964 by The Jefferson Davis Memorial Association.
 
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil
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. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 35° 35.05′ N, 87° 1.915′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Memorial can be reached from Park Plus Drive, 0.3 miles south of East James M Campbell Boulevard (Tennessee Route 50), on the left when traveling south. Relocated from Memphis to The National Confederate Museum at Historic Elm Springs. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2357 Park Plus Dr, Columbia TN 38401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elm Springs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Elm Springs (about 600 feet away); First County Seat Location (approx. ¾ mile away); Joseph Brown (approx. 1.1 miles away); Advance and Retreat (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rose Hill Confederate Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Confederate Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edward Franklin “Pop” Geers (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
More about this monument. This monument was originally located in Confederate Park (renamed Fourth Bluff Park) at 31 N Front St, Memphis (GPS 35.14699,-90.05396). In 2017 the park was sold to a local non-profit that
Jefferson Davis Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
2. Jefferson Davis Memorial Marker
removed the monument and other CSA items.
 
Jefferson Davis Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
3. Jefferson Davis Memorial
National Register
Jefferson Davis Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
4. Jefferson Davis Memorial
Jefferson Davis Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
5. Jefferson Davis Memorial
Jefferson Davis Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
6. Jefferson Davis Memorial
Erected By The Jefferson Davis Memorial Association
Confederate Park, now The Fourth Bluff Park. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 3, 2009
7. Confederate Park, now The Fourth Bluff Park.
Jefferson Davis Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, October 9, 2010
8. Jefferson Davis Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on September 11, 2022, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 9, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   8. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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