Alabama AG criticizes Confederate monument removals. Marker in Cullman Veterans Memorial Park at Sportsman Lake, above left, erected 2013. Monument in Fort Payne, above, erected in 1913. (Source: Mark Hilton via Historical Marker Database). The Confederate monument was relocated in October 2020. Memorial statue in Centreville, above, erected 1910. If anyone has a more recent photo, email kkazek@al.com. That statue was initially placed on the courthouse lawn but veterans thought the figure look too defeated and ordered a new statue and moved the first statue to the cemetery, where the soldier looks as if it's mourning. Central to the legal standoff is interpreting the commission’s request to the Committee on Alabama Monument Protection to receive a … The last veteran died at the home in 1934. Removing them, though, violates Alabama’s Monument Preservation Act. Hotels near Confederate Monument: (0.36 mi) DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Montgomery Downtown (1.03 mi) Red Bluff Cottage (1.20 mi) The Lattice Inn (0.57 mi) Hampton Inn & Suites Montgomery-Downtown (0.65 mi) Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center; View all hotels near Confederate Monument on Tripadvisor Additionally, CMP rents Marbury Methodist Church for weddings and similar occasions. Above, a memorial on the grounds of a cemetery that was located beside a spa hotel that was used as a Confederate hospital. Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. November 27, 2020. Confederate monument removed from Alabama courthouse A 115-year-old Confederate monument that's been the subject of protests in Huntsville, Alabama, has been removed from outside a county courthouse By The Associated Press October 23, 2020, 1:06 PM An Alabama courthouse has been the site of months of protests regarding the Confederate monument and flag that are displayed outside. The photo above shows the Houston County Courthouse in Dothan. Erected 1906. (Source: Hummerstation via Waymarking.com). Say Their Names Alabama organized the protest outside the Marshall County courthouse where one of the offending Confederate monuments stands. The purpose is not to determine if monuments are acceptable or objectionable but to show what is there. There are numerous Civil War markers in Selma, were a battle occurred. The obelisk is a monument to artillery officer John Pelham, who was born nearby in Alexandria. Do you know where the Confederate monuments are in Alabama? Blue Star Museum: Confederate Memorial Park proudly offers free admission to active duty military personnel and their families between Memorial Day and Labor Day. There is a monument in Dothan, according to the American Memorials Directory, but no photo was available. Above right, statue commemorating Rousseu’s Raid, erected 1911. For more info call 205-755-1990, $2 for museum visit, $2 outdoor activities, To apply for film/photo permit, please send requests to. The statue atop the Confederate monument outside the Madison County Courthouse in Huntsville is lifted away from the monument early Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 in Huntsville, Ala. (Paul Gattis/al.com via AP) HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A 115-year-old Confederate monument that was the subject of protests in Alabama this year … The memorial at North Main Avenue and West Capital Street in Demopolis, above, was toppled when it was struck by a car in 2016. In addition to protests over the death of George Floyd, many are also calling for the removal of confederate monuments. (Sources: AL.com File Photo on left; William Fischer Jr via Historical Marker Database on right). AHC will continue to evaluate closures and closely monitor the situation. None found in Geneva County. People are … Read more about it here. Click here to read more. Statue on courthouse lawn in Tuscumbia, above, erected 1911. Memorial in Tuskegee, above, erected in 1909. Confederate Memorial Park's visitors' center and museum has resumed normal operating hours at redueced capacity. Memorial on the courthouse lawn in Jasper, above, erected 1907. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall this week warned local governments against tearing down Confederate statues, and other monuments, that he said “are protected under Alabama law.”. Once activated this online self guided tour gives you 48 hours to explore Montgomery's civil rights history. The photo above shows it in 1943. (Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History). Montgomery has several Civil War monuments. Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. Above left, marker on the courthouse lawn in Guntersville; left, marker in Albertville, erected 2011. Prattville Dragoons monument in Prattville, above, erected 1916, to … None found in Conecuh, Coosa, Covington and Crenshaw. Above, at left, monument in Janney Furnace Confederate Park in Ohatchee, erected 2003. Also, a Tiffany stained-glass window called the Confederate Knight, donated in 1925, is in the W.S. Above left, a plaque mounted on a rock monument in Headland, erected 1936. If you have one, please email kkazek@al.com. Above, monument on courthouse lawn in Decatur, erected 1908. Marshall issued a video message Monday chiding elected officials … (Source: hummerstation via Waymarking,com). MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has filed a court challenge over Madison County’s removal of a Confederate soldier statue at its courthouse. The Confederate monument is now among the dead Confederate soldiers buried at Maple Hill Cemetery. Alabama must repeal monuments law, make amends to those who fought for justice These symbols enshrine the nation's racist history and encourage acts like … It was erected in the early 1900s in what is now the median of Quintard Avenue. At right, the statue in Confederate Rest in Athens City Cemetery. Winston County attempted to secede, and some say it did, and become the Free State of Winston. It is 9 miles south of Exit 205 and 13 miles north of Exit 186. (Source: Sneakin' Deacon via Waymarking.com). Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama's only Confederate Soldiers' Home. The Confederate Monument at the Alabama Capitol Building. Statue on courthouse lawn in Greensboro, above, erected 1904. “The … Statue in Florence, above, erected 1903. The City of Tuscaloosa and the University of Alabama have numerous markers and monuments because the campus was burned during the Civil War. None found in Coffee County. View all AHC Owned Forts, Battlefields & Archaeological Sites. Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. (Source: Lee Hattabaugh via Historical Marker Database). The statue of a Confederate soldier is lifted from the monument in front of the Madison County, Alabama, courthouse. Monument in Mesopotamia Cemetery in Eutaw, above, erected early 1900s, according to the book, “Greene County and Mesopotamia Cemetery.”, (Source: Carol M. Highsmith/Library of Congress). If you know of one in Clay County, email kkazek@al.com. At right, monument in Jacksonville, erected 1910. Memorial on courthouse lawn in Russellville, above. Not shown is an anvil made at Selma’s Confederate Arsenal with a plaque installed in 1961. If you have information on whether there is a monument or a photo, please email kkazek@al.com. The partially-obscured Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument stands next to another Confederate statue at Birmingham, Alabama's Linn Park on August 18, 2017. Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. The park is home to memorials including the veterans monument and a statue of Confederate sailor Charles Linn, installed in 2013. AL.com File Photo/Bob Gathany/bgathany@al.com. This county has the most unusual monument, above, showing a solider carrying both Federal and Confederate flags. None found. While it would be difficult to name every monument in the state, we tried to feature at least one from each county. A memorial obelisk, above left, honoring Confederate soldiers and sailors Linn Park, erected 1905. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Alabama's attorney general sued the city of Birmingham in 2017 … Memorial in Hayneville, above left; arched monument in Lowndesboro’s Oak View Cemetery, erected in 1929. ANNISTON, Ala. (WBRC) - The Anniston city council has voted to remove a Confederate statue from one of the city’s main thoroughfares. The site operated from 1902-1939 as a haven for disabled or indigent veterans of the. The site operated from 1902-1939 as a haven for disabled or indigent veterans of the. Above left, memorial on courthouse lawn in Athens, erected 1909. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Monument in Millbrook, above, erected in 1913. (Sources: left, Carol Highsmith via Library of Congress/right, Mark Hilton via Waymarking.com). 437 County Road 63, Marbury, Alabama 36051, Media Contact: Andi Martin, 334-230-2680, andi.martin@ahc.alabama.gov, Forts, Battlefields & Archaeological Sites. Alabama Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program, Pond Spring, the General Joe Wheeler Home, Students, Seniors, Retired Military, Child without parent (6-18 years), Active or Reserve Military, Child under 6 years, $2 per person. The Confederate Veterans Bicentennial Memorial, a bronze plaque in Hamilton, above, was erected in 1977. Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama's only Confederate Soldiers' Home. (Source: Tim and Renda Carr via Historical Marker Database). Listing on one side of the Clarke County War Memorial in Jackson, above, erected 1998. Located in a triangular at the intersection of Avenue C, South Eighth Street and Geneva Street in Opelika. Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. We wanted to take a look at where they are and what types we have in our state. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/21). Friday’s announcement goes on to say “The Alabama Supreme Court has … (Source: Photo on left, Pinterest; photo on right, Sandra Hughes via Historical Marker Database). The former has … Hoole Special Collections Library. Confederate Memorial Park in Mountain Creek (the mailing address is Marbury) features a museum and the remains of the Alabama Confederate Soldiers Home. Please let us know if we missed or mislabled any by emailing kkazek@al.com. (Source: Left, hummerstation, right, lat34north via Waymarking.com). There is also a Confederate lathe, built in Selma, that was placed on the campus of Auburn University in 1962, at left. Please continue to observe social distancing and other safety guidelines while on site. PLEASE NOTE BEFORE VIEWING: This list was compiled with the aid of online lists of monuments from historical and Confederate organizations. The majority of veterans served in Alabama outfits, while others moved to Alabama after the war. (Source: Billy Milstead via RuralSWAlabama.org). Alabama Memorial in Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort, above, erected 2010, to honor those who fought in the Battle of Fort Blakeley. Statues in Livingston, above left, erected 1909; and a memorial in a Confederate cemetery in Gainseville. Confederate Memorial Park is located in Chilton County, east of I-65 off Hwy 31, 11 miles below Clanton. A cannon atop Battery Hill, above, marks the site of the Siege of Bridgeport in 1862. Come experience the site by visiting the graves of Confederate veterans who lived at the Soldiers' Home and whose stories are told in the Confederate Memorial Park Museum. Monument on courthouse lawn in Centre above, erected 1988. Statue in left-hand corner in photo above on courthouse lawn in Fayette, erected 1929. Below is the cornerstone. Confederate and Spanish American war monument in Carrollton, above, erected 1927. None found in Monroe County. Memorial to Emma Sansom and detail inset, above, depict a teen was credited with aiding Gen. Nathan B. Forrest in finding and capturing Abel Streight by leading Forrest's troops to a crossing in a creek. Above, memorial statue in Eufaula, erected 1904; memorial statue in Clayton, erected 1909. January 30, 2021 - Winter Quarters - Dawn to Dusk. Statue on courthouse lawn in Huntsville, above, erected in 1905. The majority of veterans served in Alabama outfits, while others moved to Alabama after the war. (Source: Photo on left, Sandra Hughes via Historical Marker Database/photo on right, AL.com File Photo). A monument was listed for Randolph County but no photo was available. The one on the grounds of the state capitol, above, is the most famous. Memorial to Gen. Joe Wheeler at the lodge in Joe Wheeler State Park Resort in Rogersville, erected 2006. None found in Escambia. © 2021 Advance Local Media LLC. (Source: Calvin Beale/USDA via Wikimedia Commons). (Source: hummerstation via Waymarking.com). Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is warning local governments against tearing down Confederate statues, and other monuments, that … Kelly Kazek | kkazek@al.com. Memorial in Alexander City, above, erected 1923. Confederate Memorial Park’s pavilions, outdoor tables, and grills can be reserved for special events. Also, Civil War dead are honored on one side of a World War I memorial, erected 1926 in Headland. It is the "Monument to Confederate Soldiers and Sailors,” and was erected in 1898.

Travellers will find out the famous sights and sounds and the ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama city has voted to remove a Confederate monument from its downtown and relocate it to a park that houses a different Confederate memorial, … The … Autauga County. All rights reserved (About Us). A Confederate monument outside a county courthouse in Huntsville, Ala., was found vandalized Wednesday. Confederate monument removed from Alabama courthouse. One was pictured but it had been mislabeled and was not a Confederate memorial. Confederate monument at the Washington County Courthouse in Chatom, shown above. Click here to read more. None found in Cleburne County. Madison County plans to fight state over Confederate monument removal fine (Image is a screen grab of a Facebook Live video by Reemuhlus Bowden) … At right is a closer look at the monument. Governor Bentley removed Confederate Battle Flags from the monument last year. Memorial in Troy, above, erected in 1908. Confederate Memorial Park's visitors' center and museum has resumed normal operating hours at redueced capacity. AHC will continue to evaluate closures and closely monitor the situation. Memorial on courthouse lawn in Ashville, above, erected 1923. Memorial on courthouse lawn in Vernon, above. A Confederate memorial park is located on private property along Alabama 331 between Luverne and Brantley. The facility closed in 1939 when the five remaining widows were moved to Montgomery for better care. (Source: Lee Hattabaugh via Waymarking.com). Confederate army, their wives, and widows. Whenever possible, we listed the year the monument was erected. It was erected in 1910. Memorial statue in Greenville, above, erected 1903, in Confederate Park. "It's just a good time. Follow the latest Confederate Monuments news stories and headlines. Mobile has numerous Civil War markers including: above right, a statue of Admiral Raphael Semmes of the Confederate navy on Government Street in Mobile; a marker commemorating the Battle of Mobile Bay on Dauphin Street in Mobile, erected 1964; and, not shown, a large obelisk in Magnolia Cemetery. Memorial located in Selma, above left, erected in 1907. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The base of a massive Confederate monument in Alabama's largest city was all that remained Tuesday after crews dismantled the towering obelisk and trucked it … After much research, we found Confederate monuments in 56 counties  – all except 11 – but we realize there will be some plaques or memorials we overlooked. Monument in Ozark, above, erected in 1910. Confederate army, their wives, and widows. Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. A monument will be erected there Aug. 27, 2017. Please comment or email kkazek@al.com if you know of any. This photo shows the Randolph County War Memorial, beginning with WWI, on the courthouse lawn in Wedowee. Another large Confederate monument is located Forest Hill Cemetery, erected 1905. We did not include informational historical markers. Memorial on the courthouse lawn in Marion, above. (Source: Photo on left, JStearn via OHSClassof1952.com/photo on right, Historical Marker Database). At right is another Selma marker on a building. The Alabama Supreme Court upheld a state law protecting Confederate monuments on Wednesday, ordering the city of Birmingham to remove panels it had placed in front of one. Memorial in Camden, above, erected in 1880. Get breaking news alerts when you download the ABC News App and subscribe to Confederate Monuments notifications. There are two cemeteries and in the second there is a monument in memory of the Confederate dead. Statue in Talladega's Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorial in Palisades Park in Oneonta shown above. A second marker in the park was erected in 1980. None found in Chambers County. Alabama AG: Confederate Monument Removals Illegal, Done ‘Out of Fear’ WHNT, November 23, 2020 In a statement Monday, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall targeted elected officials who support the removal of Confederate monuments, saying they were “being guided only by the political winds of the moment.” Statue in Butler on courthouse lawn, above, erected 1937. As of 24 June 2020 , there are at least 122 public spaces with Confederate monuments in Alabama. Earlier, two of Alabama's largest cities – Birmingham and Mobile – took down Confederate monuments that were focal points for civil unrest. Prattville Dragoons monument in Prattville, above, erected 1916, to honor unit that fought in the Battle of Shiloh. Please continue to observe social distancing and other safety guidelines while on site. In most cases, we avoided using monuments in private cemeteries; however, we used them in some cases where there was no other known monument or the cemetery monument was particularly large or otherwise significant. The statue atop the Confederate monument outside the Madison County Courthouse in Huntsville is lifted away from the monument early Friday, Oct. 23, in Huntsville. (Sources: Left, BruceS via Waymarking.com/right, RuralSWAlabama.com). A large granite marker, detail above right, is located in the main quadrangle north of Denny Chimes. Confederate Monument The 88-foot tall Alabama Confederate Monument on Montgomery's Capitol Hill commemorates the 122,000 Alabamians who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War.Fundraising for the monument began in 1865 and was largely the work of the Ladies Memorial Association (LMA) of Montgomery. 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