Your guide to development of a community memorial.
Dozens of ways to help you create an icon that commemorates the service, valour or bravery of distinctive community members.
Why have a civic memorial?
To preserve a community’s special memories and/or honor those who have made a significant impact in your community.
Stories told by community memorials:
Those who incurred physical loss or death - the ultimate sacrifice - for a cause greater than themselves.
LOSS & PERSEVERANCE
Commemorate a time when something was taken from us yet we continued on. Natural disasters such as tornadoes, fires, hurricanes, and earthquakes.
Civil rights, women’s suffrage, entrepreneurial, technological, political, medical, community, philosophy, academic, etc.
A moment in time honored upon the location itself.
Civilian or military persons who rose to the occasion to protect and save others.
Deeds which further one’s own country.
SPORTS / ENTERTAINMENT / ART
An individual or team who excelled in their field to reach noteworthy praise and achievement.
Those striving to improve conditions of the working class.