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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  November 16, 2020 (Masks required)

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 will resume starting
October 19, 2020

The ability to hold Future meetings will depend on Butte County's Covid-19 virus status.

Masks are required.

Wall Backside

Our Park is Open

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

  • Erecting a flagpole
  • Installing monuments for Butte County's 2 Medal Of Honor recipients
  • Installing shade structure and granite bench on the overlook
  • installing monuments that display the names of the 508 service men and women with ties to Butte County, who never returned from military service
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Contact Us:

Bill Connelly
Daryl Autrey

email us

Park Project Status
  • Retaining Wall
  • Parking Lot & Temp. Landscape
  • Memorial Tile Wall
  • Overlook Fence
  • Pave Overlook
  • Overlook Granite Bench
    • - ordered July 2020
    • - delivery Aug. 2020
    • - installation Aug. 2020
  • Correct Honor Tiles
    • - Install tiles Aug. 2020
  • Overlook Piers
    • - repair color Sept. 2020
  • Shade Structure
  • Curved Steel Bench
  • Pave Central Hardscape
    • - Sept. 2020
  • Flag Pole
    • - order Aug. 2020
    • - install Sept. 2020
  • Medal of Honor Memorial
  • Bugler Statue
    • - ready for mold Aug. 2020
  • Hardscaping
  • Monuments with Names of Lost
  • 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

Your Donations

Donations are needed for the granite obelisks displaying the 508 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

Here's where we are ...

We simply need a hard financial push from our communty to complete the park.





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


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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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