Confederate Monument in Paducah (NRIS 97000678)
Oak Grove Cemetery. W of jct. of Park Ave. and 13th St.,
KY. County/parish: McCracken.
1 contributing object.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 17, 1997.
Part of Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
Also known as:
- Confederate Monument in Paducah
- The Confederate Monument in Paducah, located northwest of downtown Paducah, Kentucky is a historic monument located in Paducah's Oak Grove Cemetery.
It was built in 1907 on behalf of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It is a 20-foot-tall (6.1 m) granite obelisk. Six Confederate war dead are buried by the monument.On July 17, 1997, it was one of sixty-one different monuments to the Civil War in Kentucky placed on the National Register of Historic Places, as part of the Civil War Monuments of Kentucky Multiple Property Submission. One other monument on the list, the Lloyd Tilghman Memorial, is nearby. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/97000678