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Davis Monument, Monument Avenue & Davis Avenue, Richmond, Independent City, VA



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HB1186990
East Side


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Item Title


Location
Monument Avenue & Davis Avenue, Richmond, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-1297
Building/structure dates: 1907 initial construction
National Register Number: 90002098
Significance: The monument to confederate president Jefferson Davis, one of several monuments to confederate heroes lining Monument Avenue, is a grand, Beaux-Arts design. A 60'-high column surmounted by the allegorical figure Vindicatrix is framed by a Doric colonnade. The statue of Davis is located at the base of the column. The memorial to confederate president Jefferson Davis was unveiled in 1907. Sculptor Edward V. Valentine and architect William C. Noland collaborated on the design.

Related Names
Valentine, Edward V.
Noland, William C.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST SIDE


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