Sep 2

The Alabama State Monument, located on Warfield Ridge in Gettysburg National Military Park along South Confederate Avenue. This view was taken facing west at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

Last month, we showed you restoration work taking place on the Alabama State Monument and on the New York State Auxiliary Monument. Today we’ll take another look at the repointing work taking place on both monuments. Also, for those of you visiting Gettysburg today, Middle Street is open for traffic, two days earlier than expected.

The majority of the stone base of the Alabama Monument has been completely removed. This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

Strings are now in place to mark the borders where the stones will be re-set. This view was taken facing west at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

This view was taken facing southwest at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

This view was facing northwest at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

This view was facing southwest at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

This view was taken facing west at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

The New York State Auxiliary Monument on Cemetery Ridge. This view was taken facing east at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

The work on this monument was minor and it is once again open to the public. This view was taken facing north at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

The stone has been repointed/re-grouted. This view was taken facing east at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

This view was taken facing north at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.

This view was taken facing east at approximately 10:00 AM on Friday, September 2, 2011.


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