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American Third Line Monument

American Third Line Monument
Guilford Courthouse
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/145

Description: The monument is in the shape of a large tapered column; it is made of lightly colored granite and stands 15' high with a diameter of 1'8".

Nickname: Regulars' Monument

Inscription:
East: 1910


West: REGULARS / GREENE'S 3RD LINE


Dedication date: 7/4/1910
Materials & Techniques: Granite.

Subject notes: The monument is supposed to commemorate the American Third Line; however, it is incorrectly placed. At this part of the battlefield the American Continentals were deployed. It was here that they hoped to stop the British attacks.

Landscape: The marker can be reached from Guilford Courthouse Tour Road, on the left when traveling west. It is at the top of a ridge overlooking the Stuart monument.

City: Greensboro

County: Guilford

Subjects: Revolutionary War

Latitude: 
36.13495
Longitude: 
-79.84143
Subjects: 
Origin - location: 

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