Ridgefield, Washington: Jefferson Davis's Wayward Highway Marker

Controversial Confederate President monument was removed from Vancouver in 2005, and has ended up in Ridgefield.
NW Maplecrest Rd, Ridgefield, WA
I-5 exit 14, east on Pioneer St., cross freeway, veer right and then left. Turn right onto 10th Ave., drive south one mile, turn right into Carty Rd, cross back over freeway, quick right onto Maplecrest. Monument will be on the left.
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Jefferson Davis Memorial.

Jefferson Davis Wayward Highway Marker

Both Jefferson Davis markers are now in place. Commemorating the last greatest patriot this country has ever seen.

[Andy, 07/02/2010]

Jefferson Davis highway marker in new park.

Jefferson Davis Park

Small quarter-acre park built as a permanent location for the Jefferson Davis Highway marker that was originally placed nearby in 1939, and that the City of Vancouver removed in 2005. It's still a work-in-progress, but all construction will be complete by the date of the official opening and dedication on April 27, 2008.

[Brent Jacobs, 02/09/2008]
The South's Road Marker Shall Rise Again

Jefferson Davis was president of the Confederate States of America -- so why is a road marker dedicated to him all the way up in Vancouver, Washington? That was the question asked by the Vancouver city council in 1998. Finding no answer to its liking, the council voted to remove the marker, installed sixty years earlier by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC).... [04/07/2007] Complete News Story

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