Remembering Those We Lost
Eagle Scout David Griffith, along with Mayor Dick Sears and Parks and Recreation Director Len Bradley, have decided to make the War on Terror Memorial in Veteran’s Park, Holly Springs, NC a perpetual memorial. This means that brick sales and donations will continue to be accepted.
This memorial went from concept approval, design, funding, construction, and dedication in just 11 months. Donations, labor and brick sales totaled well over the needed $30,000, allowing for the addition of beautiful park benches, lighting and another brick sidewalk entrance is planned
Brick sales and donations came from the generosity of the Holly Springs community and neighboring towns. Many area businesses donated or purchased bricks and area clubs, chambers and military units dug deep into their pockets and backed David with this beautiful project
The Holly Springs town board members were unanimous in their support of the project along with the following departments: Parks, Public Information, Fire, and Police. Many attended the Dignified Transfer of the World Trade Center Steel on Memorial Day, and the dedication on Flag Day 2014
All those military who gave their lives in the War on Terror, from Wake County, are memorialized on the monument. It also gives a brief history of events, at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville, on sides of the pentagon designed monument. The final side has a beautiful picture of David’s brother Sam who gave his life in Afghanistan, saving his men.
Please feel free to go to the website and order a personalized brick if you wish. No one will be left out, that wants to purchase a brick or donate
This monument belongs to the people. Come see it, take pictures, or just stroll around the wonderful setting of Veteran’s Park.
Just follow the simple step by step process below to place your donation.
Be sure you are happy with your brick design as they will pretty much look like the image on the computer.
Pay online with a major credit card (VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC).
Follow the on-screen directions during checkout.
If you have any questions, please contact Sam Griffith at 919-805-2017