A monument which remembers Confederate veterans, was erected by the Judah P. Benjamin Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The monument, which has a Confederate flag etched on one side, was unveiled in June 1924 and sits outside the Manatee County Historic Courthouse.
A monument which remembers Confederate veterans, was erected by the Judah P. Benjamin Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The monument, which has a Confederate flag etched on one side, was unveiled in June 1924 and sits outside the Manatee County Historic Courthouse. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com
A monument which remembers Confederate veterans, was erected by the Judah P. Benjamin Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The monument, which has a Confederate flag etched on one side, was unveiled in June 1924 and sits outside the Manatee County Historic Courthouse. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com

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