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Creation Date

6-14-2009

Building Name

Confederate Memorial Obelisk, St Augustine

Description

Confederate Memorial Obelisk, St. Augustine, FL.

This Confederate Memorial is located in the Plaza de la Constitucion in St. Augustine, Florida.

"Confederate War Memorial. This obelisk was commissioned by the Ladies' Memorial Association and was erected in 1872. It was first located on the east side of St. George Street and was moved to the Plaza de la Constitucion in 1879. It is 30 feet high..

"Erected in 1872, this is the oldest Confederate Civil War monument in Florida. Other nearby relics of the Civil War include an eight-inch Rodman artillery piece and a ten-inch mortar."

On the front in inscribed :

Our Dead. In Memoriam , our Loved Ones Who gave up Their Lives in the service of The Confederate States

Latitude, Longitude

29.89250000, -81.31115556

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Confederate Memorial Obelisk; Ladies' Memorial Association; Confederate Civil War monument; St Johns County (Fl.); St Augustine (Fl.); Memorial --- Florida --- St Augustine.

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