Veterans Memorial of Orange Park, Florida

Veterans Memorial of Orange Park

Veterans Day Ceremony Essay Contest

The Historical Society of Orange Park and the Town of Orange Park hosted the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11th at the Veterans Memorial in Historic Magnolia Cemetery. The ceremony included the presentation of the winning essays in our Annual Veterans Day Essay Contest.

Following are the students that submitted the winning essays:

Elementary - "What is Veterans Day?"
Melissa Mora, S. Bryan Jennings Elementary
Click here to read Meslissa's essay.

Junior High - "Why do veterans deserve our support, respect and understanding?"
Hailey Smith, Oakleaf Junior High
Click here to read Hailey's essay.

Senior High - "Why do you think it is important to celebrate Veterans Day?"
Hannah Madeline Clark, Clark Christian Academy
Click here to read Hannah's essay.
 

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.