Monument to the state of Delaware at Gettysburg.
About the Main Monument
When was it dedicated? April 29, 2000.
What is it made out of? Plaques: bronze; Foundation: Vermont granite.
What size is it? Foundation: approx. 11 x 8 ft.
Who made it? Tunison, Ron, 1946- , sculptor. Dayton, Richard, architect.
What does it depict? An 11 x 8 ft. foundation that rises into a pillar of Vermont granite adorned on the front with a bronze relief plaque depicting Delaware’s First Regiment repelling Pickett’s Charge on Cemetery Ridge. On the back of the stone is a bronze inscription plaque listing 691 Union soldiers from Delaware. At the base of the memorial is an inscription memorializing both the Union and Confederate soldiers who fought at Gettysburg. The memorial was installed by the Delaware Civil War Society, a non-profit group formed with the intent of establishing a memorial to honor of those from Delaware who fought at Gettysburg. The total cost of the memorial was about $200,000. The Vermont granite foundation was designed by Richard Dayton of Homsey Architecture.
When was this photograph taken? September 20, 2009.
Where is it located? Located Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325. On the Taneytown Road near the old Cyclorama Building.
Is this monument located along the NPS Auto Tour route? No.
Has this monument been moved or changed? This monument has not been moved or materially altered.