Roanoke Cursed

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Roanoke Cursed:
1889: A curse is borne

It’s now called the Mayor’s monument, located at the corner of Jefferson and Elm, just inside Elmwood Park.

Not sure what it is? Here: mayors monument Looks imposing. Important.

The carving on the granite is nearly faded. Parts of it are illegible, other need to be touched and traced to be clearly made out. It dates back to 1893, and the inscription upon the side reads “an Industrial Monument to Mark the Progress of the City of

Check out this and other history at Roanoke Found. Also check out Just another Day in Roanoke, a blog, that Keith keeps up on Roanoke’s history.

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