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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  April 15, 2019


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.



Wall Backside

Our Park is Open
But not finished

Now we move on to the next phase ... building the monuments that display the names of the 500+ service men and women with ties to Butte County who never returned from military service.

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Passing of
Douglass O. Krause


Long-time committee member, Douglass O. Krause, passed away February 8, 2019 at the age of 97.

(View Doug's obituary)

Doug's Memorial

Saturday, the 27th of April, at Oroville Masonic Lodge,
1462 Myers St.,
Oroville California 95965 CA
from 1-4 p.m. there will be a celebration of life for Brother Doug Krause. There will be finger foods and drinks provided by Oroville Lodge.

Contact Us:

 
Bill Connelly
530-533-1516
Daryl Autrey
530-589-5199

email us

Park Project Status
  • Retaining Wall
  • Parking Lot & Temp. Landscape
  • Memorial Tile Wall
  • Overlook Fence
  • Pave Overlook
  • Pavillion and Overlook Bench
  • Monuments with Names of Lost
  • Flag Pole
  • Bugler Statue
  • Final Walkways
  • Restrooms
  • Military Service Dog Statue
  • Park Entrance
  • Final Landscaping

Bronze Bugler Design
for the park statue

park bugler model

View Artist's Progress

Here's where we are ...

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

 
 

$1.8M

$3M

 

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 -
To finish The Park

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

or use

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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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