About the Memorial

The construction of the Martin County Veterans Memorial is now underway. Current and future plans for the memorial are outlined below.


This video takes you through a fly-through Virtual Reality Tour of the proposed design for the Martin County Veterans Memorial.


A 70 foot flag pole supporting a 25′ x 15′ U.S. flag, a red granite sign and an 80′ x 8′ black granite wall with the names of Martin County Veterans have been installed as of 2019. Additional names will be added annually.


Phase II will see the creation of a secluded natural setting with areas for quiet reflection by granite benches and life-size bronze statues of military soldiers representing all past and current war eras. A Bell Cobra-Fixed Wing Attack Helicopter, AH-1-66-F-15327, has also been acquired by the committee and will be put on permanent display at the memorial site.

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Artwork, postcards and memorabilia for the Martin County Veterans Memorial is now available and for sale at Imagine Martin at 103 W 1st St, Downtown, Fairmont. One of our board members, Tom Childs, has put together a great line up of memorabilia sure to please the veteran in your family. Imagine Martin sells all sorts of merchandise made and created in Martin County. Don’t know what to get your veteran for his or her birthday, Christmas or just to surprise them, check out Imagine Martin. ... See MoreSee Less
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Big thank you’s going out to the following for making the dedication of the Memorial a success. To the MCVM Board of Directors for all the work that has gone into this project for the past eight years. To the County Commissioners for their guidance and support. To the City of Fairmont for providing the benches for our ceremony and for the Memorial Day services. To the Martin County Pork Producer volunteers who gave up a day on a holiday weekend to cook those wonderful chops. To Culligan Water of Fairmont for donating the water. To Bill “Hawk” Albrecht of Bettendorf, Iowa for driving all the way to Fairmont to be our featured speaker. To the Photo Press, the Sentinel, Martin County Star, and KEYC TV for reporting on our event. To the Sentance to Serve crews who mowed and helped plant the garden behind the wall. To Tom and Kathy Childs for their art work to raise money for the project. To Terri, Tom, Kathy, Richard, Matt and Verlis for getting there so early to get things set up.I know I am forgetting someone so please forgive me. A special thanks goes out to all of you who attended. God bless all our veterans. ... See MoreSee Less
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