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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Big thanks to Steve Frick of S&J for excavating the back of the Memorial wall for the retaining wall and the ships bow. Charley Maday and Terry Anderson both helped get it done. Hopefully we will be pouring footings next week. Hotter than, well you know, working in that trench today. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our monthly meeting was attended by Ross Pollard of Blue Earth. Ross made a bronze replica of the Purple Heart and donated it to the Martin County Veterans Memorial. When we are ready for the plaque he will also install it for us. We are looking for a very large rock to be placed at the Memorial site on which we can install the Purple Heart medallion. If you would like to donate one or know someone who has one suitable for this project, please let us know. ... See MoreSee Less
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