Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Veterans Memorial Park?

The Veterans Memorial Park will be a memorial for all area veterans, living and deceased, in a peaceful setting for visitors to enjoy. Learn more here.

Where is the Veterans Memorial Park located?

The Veterans Memorial Park is located on the corner of Broadway Street and 8th Avenue in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Why do we need a Veterans Memorial Park?

The purpose of the project is to establish a long lasting memorial and tribute to those who have honorably served in the Armed Forces of the United States, going back to the 18th Century.

What will be in the Veterans Memorial Park?

The main focus will be a life-size granite replica of the Liberty Bell.  There will be nine flagpoles displaying flags of the United States of America, State of Minnesota, POW-MIA, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine.  There will also be large granite monoliths standing in the park that will be engraved with the names of area veterans.  Learn more here.

Who will be honored?

The Veterans Memorial Park will honor veterans, living or deceased, with connections to this area of west central Minnesota.  Learn more here.

Who is paying for the Veterans Memorial Park?

The Veterans Memorial Park is being built through donations from individuals, organizations and businesses.  Learn more here. 

Can I submit a veteran’s name?

Yes.  The Veterans Memorial Park Committee is receiving names of area veterans to be engraved on the monoliths in the park.  Learn more here.

When will the park be completed?

Dedication of the Veterans Memorial Park is scheduled for July 4, 2020.

Where can I make a donation?

Donations may be mailed to:

Veterans Memorial Park
PO Box 733
Alexandria, MN 56308

You can find the Pledge form and more information here.

Are donations tax deductible?

Yes.  The Veterans Memorial Park is a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity approved by the IRS and, as such, your donation to the Veterans Memorial Park may be tax deductible as allowed by applicable law.