Memorial Timeline

Our memorial concept proposal was presented to the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday, April 22, 2013, and was approved. There is much work yet to be done, but have entered the most important phase–fundraising.

We’ll publish links to local stories on the memorial concept approval on this page. Visit often and watch our veterans memorial grow from concept proposal to reality. For earlier stories, see Memorial in the News.

  • Chapel Hill may build veterans memorial,The Daily Tar Heel.  Former council member Jim Merritt petitioned the council in 2009 to build a memorial in honor of local veterans. Butch Kisiah, director of Chapel Hill’s …
  • CHTC OK’s Veterans Memorial Concept Plan, Chapelboro.com.  CHAPEL HILL- The Chapel Hill Town Council endorsed a plan to build a veterans memorial at theChapel Hill Memorial Cemetery, but council members say they …
  • Council approves concept for veterans’ memorial, Durham Herald Sun. In an interview following the council’s decision, Merritt, who chaired the Chapel Hill Veterans Memorial Design Committee, said he was pleased to be moving …
  • Veterans propose Chapel Hill memorial, News & Observer. An artist’s rendering of the concept plan for the Chapel Hill Veterans Memorial at the Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery on Legion Road…
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