This monument consists of a bronze tablet on a small triangular granite marker. In addition to the text on the plaque, there is a decorative wheel in the bottom left corner. The monument is hardly noticeable today, as it sits in the middle of median on Main Street near the Granville County Courthouse.
1776 1926 /
IN MEMORY OF / THE PATRIOTS / AND / REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS / OF / GRANVILLE COUNTY / ERECTED BY THE / JOHN PENN CHAPTER / D.A.R.
"Granville County Revolutionary War Memorial," Waymarking.com, (accessed May 17, 2012)
“List of Granville County Patriots of the Revolution,” Oxford Public Ledger (Oxford, NC), June 8, 1926
Materials & Techniques
Granite marker, bronze tablet
John Penn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Dedicated to the 626 patriots and soldiers during the American Revolution from Granville County
The monument stands in front of the Richard H Thornton library, on a grass covered median along main street of Oxford, N.C..
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