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PARK FEATURES

The Park is located on a 6-acre site adjacent to the VFW Post 6073 and American Legion Post 30 home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONUMENT CIRCLE: This 100’ diameter concrete circle contains the central features of the Park:

  • HONOR WALL: Granite wall with the inscribed names of 227 Jackson County service members killed in combat
  • SERVICE MONUMENTS: Granite monuments recognizing the six branches of the Armed Forces and POW/MIA service members.

  • SOIL MARKER: A marker in the Circle center positioned directly over where soil is buried that was collected from battlefields around the world
  • KIOSKS: 36 panels that chronicle the wars and conflict fought by the United States and information on US military service
  • FLAGS: Flags of the United States of America, Alabama State Flag, and POW/MIA remembrance flag.

BROTHERHOOD PAVILION:

Covered pavilion with bathrooms with a special dedication plaque recognizing the brotherhood of two local veterans.

MILITARY DISPLAYS

  • Tank
  • Cannons
  • Anchor
  • Cobra helicopter

  • Hunter drone
  • Huey helicopter (future)
  • Missile (future)

PATRIOTS WALKWAY

  • Paved walking trail along the backside of the Park with panels recognizing 10 Medal of Honor recipients from the State of Alabama

LIGHTED WALKWAYS 

  • Lighted walkways throughout the Park

ENTRANCE PLAQUE:

  • Plaque with Park history and information

DONOR PANEL

  • Granite panel that recognizes donors of cash, materials, and services 

BRICK PAVERS:

  • Entrance walkway to Monument Circle with pavers engraved with personal inscriptions

BENCHES

  • Granite Benches throughout the Park from donors with personal inscriptions

TAPS

  • TAPS, a bugle call to remember those who gave their lives in the service of their County is played every evening at official sunset.

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