Our memorial project news appears separately as our Orange County Veterans Memorial News Blog. Just click on the logo to the right and you will find late breaking news and historical items about our project.
Here are some of the events and milestones of our journey to build a Veterans Memorial at Chapel Hill. It has grown significantly in support and we have a new location and name, Orange County Veterans Memorial. Here are some of the stories as reported in the media and in new blogs.
- Fundraising Effort Underway for Orange County Veterans Memorial – Blake Hodge, Chapelboro.com, July 15, 2016
- Orange County joins conversation about Chapel Hill veterans memorial – Tammy Grubb, Chapel Hill News, April 18, 2015,
- Why Do We Want a Chapel Hill Veterans Memorial – Lee Heavlin, Commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars C. V. Cummings Chapel Hill Post 9100, December 2009
- Chapel Hill to get veterans’ memorial – News and Observer, November 23, 2010
- Stuff by Fred – A report on the approval of the memorial site at Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery. News blog by local radio commentator and Vietnam veteran Fred Black
- Cemetery Advisory Board Meeting Report, March 9, 2011, recommending approval Veterans Memorial at Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery, Brick Plaza area
- Traditional grave decorating ceremony marks Memorial Day weekend in Chapel Hill – Time Warner NC-14 News, May 2012