Gahanna Veterans Memorial



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Memorial Timeline Facts

  • Committee was formed in 1997
  • George Parker, Bob Thurman and Frank Treadway, as a special committee,  provided the memorial design
  • Site was chosen in 1998
  • Construction begun in 1998
  • First ceremony in 1999
  • Granite monolith and other granite pieces placed in 1999-2000
  • Official dedication in 2000
  • Two ceremonies per year, Memorial Day and Veterans Day
  • As of 2008 more than 2000 bricks dedicated

The original design for the memorial was done by a local architect, George Parker. As shown in the original drawing above the brick pavers area is capable of being expanded beyond the current boundaries.