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Veterans Memorial of Macon County, Franklin, NC Veterans Memorial of Macon County, Franklin, NC

Veterans Memorial of Macon County, Franklin, NC

Hundreds attend Veterans Memorial dedication ceremony July 9, 09
By Tony Wheeler - Macon News

Macon County’s new veterans memorial park, two and a half years in the making, saw its dedication ceremony shortly before noon on Saturday, July 4.

Attendance to the special event swelled to more than 500 and included local dignitaries, Congressman Heath Shuler and keynote speaker Marine Major General Tony Studds, now retired after 34 years of active duty. Read more...

Veterans Memorial of Macon County Dedication July 4, 2010 (Videos)

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Veterans Memorial of Macon County Dedication is July 4th June 18, 09
Story by Don Lanson

After two and one half years of work, the Macon County Veterans’ Memorial will be officially dedicated on the 4th of July at 11:30 a.m. The public is cordially invited and encouraged to attend to see the fruition of the combined efforts of Veterans’ Organizations, numerous volunteers, generous contributions of the public and local government Read more...

 

Veterans Memorial Progresses May 15, 09
Story by Don Lanson

The Macon County Veterans’ Memorial is showing much progress in spite of the recent inclement weather. All of the physical features are in place and nearly complete if not totally complete. Very shortly the grounds will be covered with a verdant blanket of sod. Read more...

 

Donations to Veterans Memorial of Macon County Dec 1, 08
Story by Lee Cloer

The Veteran’s Memorial is moving forward as the gazebo, the flag poles, concrete pathways, and bricks are placed within the memorial by many of its volunteers, and contractors working in and around the beautiful grounds. Read more...

 

The Veterans Memorial of Macon County Nov 11, 08
Story by Lee Cloer

The memorial is coming along as you will notice by the photos here. From the gazebo, to the flags, to a few other adjustments you can see, the progress is being made. Read more...

Veterans and Community break ground on Veterans Memorial of Macon County June 6, 07
Dnet Internet Services
Story by Lee Cloer, photos by Jason Shope

On Wednesday, June 6, 2007 the Veterans Memorial of Macon County broke ground for construction of a memorial park on a the site that was previously known as the Macon County Recreation Park, next to the Community Facilities building in Franklin, NC. Read more...

 

Taxing situation: Rate lowered, new tax supported May 18, 07
The Franklin Press
By Colin McCandless, Staff writer

Chairman of the veterans committee Bob Litten said they now have surveyed a plot down at the Macon County Recreation Park and have enough property on which to build a nice Veterans Memorial. Read more...

 

Commissioners, veterans discuss vision for Veterans Memorial Print
Thursday, 26 April 2007
Macon County News
By Jessica Richardson
Staff Writer

During a short meeting held at the Macon County Community Building Thursday, April 19, commissioners and members of a veterans committee reviewed the proposed location for a veterans park and memorial. Read more...

 

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Veterans Memorial of Macon County, Franklin, NC
Veterans Memorial of Macon County, Franklin, NC