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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Memorial

1861        1961

 
 
Confederate Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
1. Confederate Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Given in loving memory of
our Confederate dead
by the Southern citizens of
Daytona Beach
Sponsored by
the United Daughters of the Confederacy,
Chapter 1955

 
Erected 1961 by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Chapter 1955.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 29° 12.804′ N, 81° 1.169′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on North Beach Street north of International Speedway Boulevard (U.S. 92). Touch for map. The memorial is located along the Halifax River (Intracoastal Waterway) on the grounds of J. Saxton Lloyd Riverfront Park. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Valor (here, next to this marker); Persian Gulf War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (a few steps from this marker);
Confederate Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 12, 2010
2. Confederate Memorial Marker
Beyond it is a larger memorial to all American veterans.
Jessup's Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Post Office (about 700 feet away); S. H. Kress and Co. Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. The marker is part of a Veterans Memorial Plaza and is one of several individual and collective war memorials at the site, including two plaques honoring Confederate Veterans who were buried in East Volusia County.

The memorial consists of a square slab of pink marble, and at the center there appears to have at one time been a round column or base for a planter or statue. Whatever is was, it has since been removed or stolen. Upon the slab is mounted a plaque, at the bottom of which appears the emblem of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 618 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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