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  • Monument Name

    U.S. Bicentennial Monument, Graham

  • Type

    Plaque

  • Subjects

    Revolutionary War

  • City

    Graham

  • County

    Alamance

  • Description

    The commemorative marker is composed of rectangular granite tablet housed in a sloping brick base.

    Images: Setting | Inscription

  • Inscription

    1776-1976 / DEDICATED TO / 200 YEARS OF / A GOVERNMENT / OF LAWS RATHER / THAN OF MEN / DONATED BY THE / GRAHAM JAYCEES

  • Custodian

    City of Graham

  • Dedication Date

    1976

  • Decade

    1970s

  • Geographic Coordinates

    36.069200 , -79.401700 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Jaycees US Bicentennial Monument," Makeroni.com, (accessed March 21, 2012) Link

  • Public Site

    Yes

  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite, brick

  • Sponsors

    Graham Jaycees

  • Nickname

    Graham Jaycee Monument

  • Subject Notes

    The monument was erected to honor America's bicentennial in 1976.

  • Location

    The monument is located in front of the Alamance County Civil Courts Building and faces West Elm Street.

  • Landscape

    The monument sits amidst the landscaping between the sidewalk and the building. It is surrounded by shrubs and seasonal plantings.

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