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Building a Park to Honor
All of Butte County's Veterans

A place for families to remember loved ones who never returned home from military service

Next Meeting      Monday, October 17, 2022


Looking Back on Oroville's Heroes

Stu Shaner

Browse this archive containing most of Stu Shaner's historical newspaper columns. He spent the first 15 years of this park committee's existence gathering stories about Butte County's veterans.


Meetings have resumed.

In the Veterans Memorial Hall
2374 Montgomery St. Oroville, CA

3rd Monday of the month

 

 



 First Flag Raising

We are in the later phases of park construction...

  • Installing monuments for Butte County's 2 Medal Of Honor recipients & the Secret War in Laos
  • Installing shade structure on the overlook
  • Installing the Bronze Bugler
  • Installing monuments that display the names of the 530+ service men and women with ties to Butte County, who never returned from military service
Starry flag Events
Blue Star Memorial
Wednesday March 30, 2020
11:00 AM
Butte County Veterans Memorial Park

Blue Star Crowd

Blue Star Plaque


Contact Us:

 
Daryl Autrey
530-589-5199
 

email us

Park Project Status
  • Retaining Wall
  • Parking Lot & Temp. Landscape
  • Memorial Tile Wall
  • Overlook Fence
  • Pave Overlook
  • Overlook Granite Bench
    • - Installed 7 Jul. 2021
  • Corrected Honor Tiles
    • - Installed Sept. 2021
  • Overlook hardscape
  • Flag Pole installed 16 Nov 2021
  • Medal of Honor memorials
  • "Secret War" monument
  • Overlook Shade Structure
  • Bugler Statue
    • - Molds completed
    • - Take wax components to foundry for casting
  • War Monuments
  • Hardscaping (final)
  • Military Service Dog Statue
  • Park Entrance
  • Restrooms
  • Final Landscaping

* In Progress

See project details

Bronze Bugler Design
for the park statue

park bugler model

View Artist's Progress

Watch the video shot by Committee member,  Teri Sisino, in Philip Sciortino's studio. Philip explains the process of preparing the full-size clay model of the Bugler statue for casting in bronze by the foundry.


Your Donations

Donations are needed for the granite obelisks displaying the names of Butte County's service men and women who had their lives taken from them while serving in the military.

Grants typically won't pay for monuments, so we need monies from non-grant sources to fund them.

Donate Today

 

Tile Wall at night

Virtual Memorial Wall
Find a name on the Wall

A 2nd Memorial Tile Wall ?
Supporters have been asking ...
more info

- Donations Needed -

Donations can be made by sending a check to:
Oroville Veterans Memorial Park
PO Box 2586
Oroville, CA 95965

or

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We are a 501 c(3)
Donations may be tax deductible using our
Tax ID Number 68-0481839

Every cent of your donation goes toward park construction.
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"No free lunches!!"


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