Title: Illinois Monument at Orchard Knob, New York Peace Monument at Point Park

Catalog Number: 2017.055.0001, 2017.055.0002, 2017.055.0003

Date (Years): 1901-1910


1.) Illinois Monument at Orchard Knob. A large stone monument with arched pass through at the square base and a column pedestal with solder holding a flag at the top. Monument is at the top of a rocky rise with sapling trees and low grasses. Civil War cannons and two other monuments are visible, as well as an American flag.
2.) New York Peace Monument at Point Park. A large circular stone monument with encircling columns at the base and a tall column pedestal with two soldiers at the top. The photo was taken down the slope of a hill that is rocky and bare but has a number of young trees on it.

Two glass plate negatives from the same source. Includes contemporary paper inventory saying “Illinois Monument Point Lookout” and “Ill. Monument in Orchard Knob Chattanooga Tenn.” and “Photo Special”

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