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Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Confederate Monument

 
 
The Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 10, 2007
1. The Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.
To
Our Heroes
of
Montgomery Co.
Maryland
That We Through Life
May Not Forget to Love
The Thin Gray Line
Erected A.D. 1913
1861 CSA 1865

 
Erected 1913 by The United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 39° 5.01′ N, 77° 9.083′ W. Marker was in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker could be reached from Courthouse Square. Touch for map. On the south side of the Old Red Brick Courthouse. Marker was at or near this postal address: 29 Courthouse Square, Rockville MD 20850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men (a few steps from this marker); 1891 Red Brick Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign
The Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 14, 2009
2. The Confederate Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Brick Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Rockville (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Monument. Maryland Historical Trust State Historic Sites Inventory Form. (Submitted on March 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Washington Post article "New spot for Confederate statue: site of historic ferry". (Submitted on March 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Confederate Soldier Statue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 14, 2009
3. The Confederate Soldier Statue
The Confederate Soldier Statue image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 12, 2017
4. The Confederate Soldier Statue
The face of this customized statue is said to have been modeled on local Confederate veteran Col. Spencer C. Jones. Although there is no documentary evidence to support this tradition, Col. Jones did play a major role in planning of the dedication ceremony which took place on June 3, 1913.
The Confederate Monument Boxed Up image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 12, 2017
5. The Confederate Monument Boxed Up
Currently, (March 2017) this controversial monument is surrounded by a locked wooden box to protect it from vandalism. It is intended to be moved from the Courthouse to Whites Ferry.
The Confederate Monument Removed image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 31, 2017
6. The Confederate Monument Removed
The monument has been moved to Whites Ferry. Pachysandra sprigs fill the space where the monument stood.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 165 times since then. Last updated on August 1, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on August 1, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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