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This statue is on the courthouse grounds. It's still in good shape. It's part of history, whether... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marysville, Ohio
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Small, Inconspicuous, and Poorly Maintained

Regardless of how you feel about the Civil War (of course it was terrible) we need to make sure... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Come and see this beautiful but controversial memorial to Confederate soldiers of the Civil War. Or come on Sunday to see the pickets.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Doug S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This statue is on the courthouse grounds. It's still in good shape. It's part of history, whether you like it or not. Can't be erased. Shouldn't be forgotten. I understand there are protests here on a variable basis, so view as you feel comfortable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank J-from-Marysville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Better get there before the wierdos get it pulled down with thier hate. We have lots of history here all of it cant be to your liking. its sad we have to force our feelings on everyone else. if you dont like it dont go....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why would any part of history want to be removed or forgotten? Should all Hitler stuff be removed because it was a horrible part of history? NO. Removing historical monuments from public display doesn't change the past or the future. Having a monument keeps the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 166wendip
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Needs to be knocked over and burned. It is a symbol of hate for anyone with brain cells. I love living on campus but hate having to look at this “monument” everytime I decide to go to the square.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Natalie M
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt this is our history and we must continue to learn about our history. Lots of folks don’t agree but it happened and I appreciate the statue as a reminder. Thanks Denton for working with us. Retired Chef Gene

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Gene R
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Ladies in my Rebekah Lodge laid a wreath at the veterans memorial on the square next to the Confederate Memorial. I don't like the confederate things being taken down. That is part of our history.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Loretta V
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Regardless of how you feel about the Civil War (of course it was terrible) we need to make sure that we remember what happened and not try to erase our nation's complicated history. The small Confederate Memorial doesn't really glorify the South so much as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I respect history and all of our fallen. But there is no need to glorify in any way this terrible war, no matter the side, but particularly the side that supported slavery.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Lynn G
Reviewed March 30, 2018

It is what it is and worth a 5 minute stop. It is a simple arch in front of the courthouse with inscriptions. It is a good reminder that families on both sides of the Civil War grieved their dead. It is also a reminder...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Allen M
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May 26, 2017|
Response from jtaylor924 | Reviewed this property |
It is outdoors so I guess it could be 24 hours however it is best if visited during the daylight hours