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Confederate Memorial

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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
History gives context the the present

It is what it is and worth a 5 minute stop. It is a simple arch in front of the courthouse with... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Allen M
Dallas, Texas
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110 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4116
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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.

1  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

1  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.

1  Thank Lynn and Mike 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

1  Thank Allen M
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Seems like they have left it to the elements instead of keeping it up, guess that is a sign of the times, but if you are around the square, an interesting place to see

Thank Clark G
Reviewed March 3, 2018

If you are already on the square it is worth a look. Note the references to Denton's racist past with the "white" and "black" separate water fountains, which apparently were never hooked up. This poorly maintained 2nd rate fountain is one of the many that...More

1  Thank Laurie W
Reviewed September 15, 2017

It's such a small archway entrance with a statue on the top, at one side of the square. There is description on both side of the column. One of the canons is missing. It should be very important statue but it's not a "must see"...More

1  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed June 25, 2017

There's missing pieces, the fountains on them don't work, and it doesn't really represent Denton anymore. This statue would be better placed in a confederate graveyard or museum. It's time Denton works toward enhancing their art and cultural landmarks. There's really not that much to...More

Thank Colton C
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Tasteful memorial to fallen soldiers. I was surprised to see it but I'm glad Denton has chosen for it to remain. The civil war happened and destroying history is not the answer.

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed February 13, 2017

This memorial is to the confederate soldiers that served in the civil war. It is very old and has very unique carvings on it. It helps us remember the war and that we should never have any type of slavery again.

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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