David Caldwell Monument
Description: This monument, a roughly-cut rectangular granite block placed on top of a granite base, measures 6'11" in height and 3' wide, not including the base.
North Face: Dr. DAVID CALDWELL / BORN 1724 / DIED 1824 / PREACHER
East Face: PATRIOT
South Face: PHYSICIAN
West Face: TEACHER
Dedication date: 1909
Materials & Techniques: Granite.
Sponsor: General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church and descendants.
Subject notes: Born in 1724, David Caldwell spent many years teaching. He was eventually licensed to preach, which he continued to do late into his life. He was a member of the convention that formed the Constitution of the state of North Carolina in 1776. He died August 28, 1824.
Landscape: The Caldwell monument was the last monument in a row of monuments that runs parallel to a road that goes through the park. It is also the only remaining one in its original location.
Subjects: Revolutionary War