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American Third Line Monument
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
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.
Subjects: Revolutionary War
11 July 2014 | Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina