The Veterans’ Memorial is located in Merrimac Park, Chicago. The monument honors American veterans of all wars. Gast Monuments Inc. designed and created the sixteen-foot-long granite memorial which includes a carved eagle flanked by two horizontal walls with incised medallions representing each of the branches of the Armed Services. This memorial was installed in 2009.
A TO Z Challenge, where there will be a post every day in April except Sundays corresponding to each letter of the alphabet.
THEME: "In and around Chicago" - All the pictures in this series are monuments, sculptures and fountains shot at various parks in Chicago. View the entire pictures in this sequence here.