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The Town of Huntersville will be building a new park at Main and Maxwell Street downtown -- Veterans Park.

This new downtown park will include: a multipurpose building that can be used for various functions including the farmers market, a festival stage and lawn area, caboose for children’s play area, and a Veterans Memorial.

The Veterans Memorial will be located in a highly visible area at the intersections of Huntersville-Concord Road, Maxwell Street and Main Street. The plan to the right shows the proposed layout and renderings of the monument are below.

 

Thank you for considering participating in this project to honor our Veterans.

In order to raise money for the Veterans Memorial section of the park, the Rotary Clubs of Huntersville-Lake Norman, North Mecklenburg County and Huntersville Happy Hour along with the Sons of the American Legion Post 321 are selling personalized bricks honoring veterans.  CLICK HERE FOR ORDER FORM.

The Veterans Memorial will consist of six monuments honoring each branch of service and a granite globe rotating on water representing the global impact of America’s veterans.  

Our goal is to raise at least $60,000 that will go toward the construction of the columns, granite globe, site furniture and lighting of the memorial. Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2014 and be completed in spring/summer of 2015.

 

Sponsorship for benches located within the memorial area are also available. For information on the benches, please contact Andrew Birch, Lake Norman-Huntersville Rotary, at 704-200-2026.

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