Confederate Soldier Monument in Lexington (NRIS 97000703)
833 W. Main St.,
KY. County/parish: Fayette.
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 Soldier Monument in Lexington
- Confederate Soldier Monument in Lexington, in Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 17, 1997, as part of the Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS.
Close to the Monument is the Ladies' Confederate Memorial, also part of the Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS. Four residents of Lexington with means funded the construction of the monuments, buying a statue built in Carrara, Italy from a catalog, and in 1893 was erected by the Muldoon Monument Company. The names of 160 veterans of the Confederate Army are inscribed on the monolith. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/97000703