Lower Makefield Township PA Veteran's Monument

The CONSTRUCTION BEGINS on the Lower Makefield Township Veteran's Square Monument as of June 11, 2014.  OMNIA Group Architects is proud to be a part of this memorial to the Veteran's in Lower Makefield Township, PA. #VeteransSquare@LowerMakefieldTwp #Veterans #Neverforget #lestweforget

Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 8:00 pm | Updated: 9:20 pm, Sat Jun 14, 2014.

By Joan Hellyer Staff Writer   Excerpts...

"Construction began Wednesday on the veterans monument in Lower Makefield, which has an estimated $200,000 price tag....

The Veterans Square Monument is expected to be completed by the end of September, Escher said. The winding wall memorial in the middle of Veterans Square Park will include the sculpture of a bronze eagle, plaques and engraved pavers. The names of more than 350 veterans from Lower Makefield and Yardley will be listed on the memorial’s Wall of Honor, said volunteers with the Veterans Square Foundation...

The dedication of the monument is set for 2 p.m. Nov. 9, immediately following the annual Lower Makefield Veterans Day Parade.

It took volunteers about six years to raise enough money to build the monument. Contributions continue to be accepted to help build a construction cushion, in case the project cost exceeds estimates, and for a landscaping and maintenance fund, said Kathy Kraeck, the foundation’s vice president.