Veterans Memorial of Orange Park, Florida

Veterans Memorial of Orange Park

Veterans Day Essay Contest

Following the wonderful reception our young people received following last year's Veterans Day ceremony, we will once again offer our essay contest.  Students in three categories are invited to prepare and submit essays on the topics indicated below.

4th - 6th Grade    What is Veterans Day?
7th - 8th Grade    Why do veterans deserve our supporrt, respect and understanding?
9th - 12th Grade  Why do you think it is important to celebrate Veterans day?

All essay entries must be received by September 30, 2014.  A cash prize will be awarded to the winner in each category.  Instructions and entry forms for the essay can be downloaded by clicking here.

Purchase a Memorial Brick Paver

You still have an opportunity to honor the Veteran(s) in your life through this important community project by purchasing an inscribed memorial brick paver that will be installed around the memorial.

Pavers (4"x8") $50

Download the Memorial Brick Paver form and mail it with your payment to the Historical Society of Orange Park, P.O. Box 08, Orange Park, FL 32067. Please make your check payable to Historical Society of Orange Park. All proceeds will go toward the new Veterans Memorial.

Download a donation form and mail your contribution to the Historical Society of Orange Park, P.O. Box 08, Orange Park, FL 32067. The Historical Society of Orange Park is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation.

For more details contact Carolyn Ann Day 215-9177 or info@ophistory.org. All proceeds will go toward the new Veterans Memorial.