Veterans Memorial of Orange Park, Florida

Veterans Memorial of Orange Park

Veterans Day Ceremony and Essay Contest

The Historical Society of Orange Park and the Town of Orange Park will host the Annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 AM, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the Veterans Memorial in Historic Magnolia Cemetery. We are proud to once again present the winning entries in our annual Veterans Day Essay Contest at this year's ceremony.  This year's winners are as follows:
 

High School

First Place: Taylor Branham (FIHS)  Click here to read Taylor's essay.

Honorable Mention:  Ashley Nelson, Allison Smith, Kamryn Reimer and Daizsa Cargill (All from FIHS)

 

Junior HIgh School

First Place:  Justin Cooler (OPJH)  Click here to read Justin's essay.

Honorable Mention:  Lana Peyton (OPJH)

 

Elementary School

First Place:  Mia Clark (S Bryan Jennings)  Click here to read Mia's essay.

Honorable Mention:  Kaelyn Hart (Coppergate), Grace Kellam (Doctors Inlet), Andrew McGowan (Doctors Inlet) and Harrison Robinson (Doctors Inlet)

 

We extend our sincere gratitude to everyone that submitted an 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.