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War Memorial press release

The renovated plaques on the war memorial in Central Park will be unveiled at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4.

The War Memorial to soldiers of World War I and World War II was dedicated on May 14, 1962. The eight cast aluminum plaques contain more than 5,000 names of Northeast Missouri veterans.

A campaign to raise the funds to renovate the plaques began in November, 2017. Hannibal Monument received the bid for the restoration of the plaques.  Tri-State Industrial Sandblasting volunteered their services to sandblast the monument in May.

August 28th, 2018