Confederate Monument in Paducah
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Location: Oak Grove Cemetery. W of jct. of Park Ave. and 13th St., Paducah, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°5′10″N 88°37′24″W / 37.08611°N 88.62333°W / 37.08611; -88.62333Coordinates: 37°5′10″N 88°37′24″W / 37.08611°N 88.62333°W / 37.08611; -88.62333
Built/Founded: 1907
Architectural style(s): No Style Listed
Governing body: Local
MPS: Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
Added to NRHP: July 17, 1997
NRHP Reference#: 97000678

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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.[2] Six Confederate war dead are buried by the monument.[3]

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.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. http://www.nr.nps.gov/. 
  2. Paducah, Ky. Trailsrus.com
  3. Brent, Joseph. Confederate Monument in Paducah NRHP Nomination Form (Kentucky Heritage Council, 1997)


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