Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, and Statesmen Memorial at Lake Eola

Dublin Core

Title

Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, and Statesmen Memorial at Lake Eola

Alternative Title

Confederate Memorial

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Confederate States of America
Memorials--Florida
Veterans--Florida
Army
Navy
Monuments--United States

Description

The Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, and Statesmen Memorial was erected in 1911 by the Annie Coleman Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC). The construction of the monument was spearheaded by Mrs. Abernethy, the President of the Annie Coleman Chapter. The monument was erected at the intersection of East Central Avenue and Main Street in Downtown Orlando, Florida In 1917, the Confederate Memorial was deemed a traffic hazard and was moved to its permanent location on the east side of Lake Eola.

Creator

Bowers, Katherine

Source

Original digital color images by Katherine Bowers, August 8, 2013.

Date Created

2013-08-08

Contributor

Bowers, Katherine

Is Part Of

Central Florida Monuments Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

1.19 MB
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Medium

5 color digital images

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Confederate Soldiers, Sailors, and Statesmen Memorial, Lake Eola Park, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Visual Arts Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and owned by Katherine Bowers.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Katherine Bowers and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Dr. Anne Lindsay's Public History: Principles and Techniques Undergraduate Class

Curator

Bowers, Katherine
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Branham, A.G. "History of the Confederate Monument" (paper presented at the Annie Coleman Chapter U.D.C., Orlando, Florida, April 12, 1917). Orange County Regional History Center.
Bacon, Eve. Orlando: A Centennial History. Chuluota, Fla: Mickler House, 1975.
Florida, and Florida Association of Museums. Florida Civil War Heritage Trail. [Tallahassee, Fla.]: Dept. of State, Division of Historical Resources, 2011.
Poppenheim, Mary B. The History of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Richmond, Va: United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1994.

Transcript

TO THE HONORED MEMORY OF
THE SOLDIERS,
THE SAILORS,
THE STATESMEN
OF THE
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA.

"TIME CANNOT TEACH FORGETFULNESS WHEN GRIEF'S FULL HEART IS FED BY FAME."
"THE CAUSE FOR WHICH HE SUFFERED WAS LOST; THE PEOPLE FOR WHOM HE FOUGHT WERE CRUSHED; THE HOPES IN WHICH HE TRUSTED WERE SHATTERED; BUT HIS FAME, CONSIGNED TO THE KEEPING OF TIME, WHICH HAPPILY, IS NOT SO MUCH THE TOMB OF VIRTUE AS ITS SHRINE.
SHALL, IN THE YEARS TO COME, FIRE MODEST WORTH TO NOBLE ENDS."
ERECTED BY
ANNIE COLEMAN CHAPTER
No. 225,
UNITED DAUGHTERS
OF THE CONFEDERACY
OF
ORLANDO, FLORIDA.
A. D. 1911.
"TIS WREATHED AROUND WITH GLORY AND TWILL LIVE IN SONG AND STORY, THOUGH IT'S FOLDS ARE IN THE DUST"

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