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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  Suspended due to Covid-19


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 are suspended until further notice.

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

 



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 511 service men and women with ties to Butte County, who never returned from military service
Starry flag Events

WATCH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS HERE!

 

 


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
  • Overlook Granite Bench
    • - Ordered July 2020
    • - Delivered Oct. 2020
    • - Installation pending
  • Corrected Honor Tiles
    • - Delivered Oct. 2020
    • - Installation pending
  • Installation pending
    • - Curved steel benches
    • - Central hardscape
    • - Flag pole
    • - Medal of Honor memorials
  • Bugler Statue
    • - Ready for mold Aug. 2020
    • - Mold being prepared
    • -Take mold to foundry
    •  (pending)
  • Hardscaping (final)
  • War Monuments
  • 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 Tata, 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 511 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.

 
 

$3M

$4M

 

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 paid positions!"
"No free lunches!!"


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