November 6, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 44

A Veterans Park For Here

An ambitious $250,000 plan would transform Flag Pole Park at Fort Peck into a place of honor and remembrance for service men and women as Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park. Groundbreaking is planned for Memorial Day and fundraising has begun, Steve Page of Glasgow announced this week.

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The Fort Peck Dam power houses inspired this design for a central monument at the proposed Northeast Montana Veterans Memorial Park in Fort Peck.

The park will honor those who serve and have served, he said.

"More than 9,000 men and women from Northeast Montana have served in uniform and more than 300 gave their lives," he said. "The park will be a reminder of the freedom we have thanks to their sacrifice and service."

Inspiration for the park's...

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