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This construction page shows the evolution of the Monument



Mark's sketch of the Monument Groundbreaking Ceremony July 2, 2012

Mark by full size mockup of one side of the base with the actual size of the Declaration




ACTUAL Ground breaking,
Feb 22, 2013

on Washington's Birthday

Forming started and fencing up
March 27

Rebar for Base of Monument




Footing forming completed

Concrete pour for the base footing
March 28

Frame for the monument base
with Chuck


Base Frame in Place as well as all lighting electrical work
March 29

Concrete Truck/Pumper for Base
March 29

Concrete pour in Base
Video by Keli Moore of KSBY
March 29


April 3, Finishing touches on the

concrete base

Chuck and Dick at the Monument Base on the side where the 3-D image of soldiers will be placed

Pavers & Bollards installed
April 16

Raising the flagpole, thanks to
Schimm's Tree Service

Setting in place

Rick Schimm final adjustments


Flagpole erected May 8

Soldier Plaque being installed
May 31, 2013

Declaration Plaque being installed
June 27, 2013


Final fitup of the Declaration Plaque

Declaration Plaque

Constitution Plaque




What a Final Product!

Night View



AND the benches arrived November 14, 2013





       Our sincere thanks to all of the contractors and suppliers supporting this project:


General Contractor: Wysong Construction, Inc
Architects: Arris Studio Architects
Structural Engineer: Calvin Fernandes
Electrical: Gretter Electric

Madrone Landscapes Inc.

Lighting: Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting
Temporary Fencing: Fence Factory
Concrete: Hanson
Bronze Plaques: Recognition Works
Bronze Plaques: mounting Valley Tile & Stone, Inc.
Steel Bollards: Leader Mfg, Inc.
Flagpole & Flags: Eder Flag Mfg Co.
Printing/Design Wilkins
Insurance MOWW National
Flagpole Installation Schimm's Tree Service
Rick Schimm



            And to the Monument Committee members:


Seated L to R: Al Fonzi, Chuck Ward (Chairman), Dick Hathcock (Commander MOWW), Jack Jones (MOWW past Commander)


Standing: Tim Haley and Dave Frayer


MIA: Mark Greenaway (our Artist)