Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
Davis Monument, Monument Avenue & Davis Avenue, Richmond, Independent City, VA

Davis Monument, Monument Avenue & Davis Avenue, Richmond, Independent City, VA



Significance: The monument to confederate president Jefferson Davis, one of several monuments to confederate heroes lining Monument Avenue, is a grand, Beaux-Arts design. A 60'-high column surmounted by the allegorical figure Vindicatrix is framed by a Doric colonnade. The statue of Davis is located at the base of the column. The memorial to confederate president Jefferson Davis was unveiled in 1907. Sculptor Edward V. Valentine and architect William C. Noland collaborated on the design.
Survey number: HABS VA-1297
Building/structure dates: 1907 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 90002098



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Valentine, Edward V
Noland, William C
Schwan, transmitter


Richmond, Virginia, United States37.43157, -78.65689
Google Map of 37.4315734, -78.6568942


Library of Congress

Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted.

Library Of Congress

The objects in this archive are from Library of Congress - the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Disclaimer: A work of the Library of Congress is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive,, and not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress,

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020