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Monument empress Ekaterina Petrovna

Памятник императрице Елизавете Петровне (дочери Петра I) был установлен 26 июня 2007 г. в Покровском сквере. По ее указу в 1749 году была создана Темерницкая таможня (это событие принято считать днем рождения города). Спустя всего 12 лет после этого, она же распорядилась основать около таможни крепость имени святителя Димитрия Ростовского.

Автор проекта - Сергей Олешня. Памятник выполнен в полный рост. Одной рукой императрица как бы показывает на место, где будет находиться крепость, а в другой руке держит указ об учреждении Темерницкой таможни.

 Памятник установлен в самом центре бывшей крепости Димитрия Ростовского, рядом с возрожденным Ново-Покровским храмом (разрушенным большевиками), в Покровском сквере (где до недавнего времени находился памятник Сергею Кирову).

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