Soldiers' Monument

Also known as: Civil War Monument
15 N. Galena Ave., Freeport, Illinois

Photos 

Overview Looking Northeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

Map 

Description 

A 140 year old monument to the Stephenson County men who gave their all during the Civil War. The monument is showing its age and some of the limestone is crumbling, some of the limestone has been replaced with marble. Huge panels list the names of the county's deceased while four figures depict those who served.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 1, 1998
Reference number
98000461
Area of significance
Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Object
Historic function
Monument/marker
Current function
Monument/marker
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant year
1871

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2011: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status

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