Veterans Memorial

The City of Lenoir Veterans Memorial was constructed to honor veterans of all branches of the United States military. The memorial is located on the southeast quadrant of the downtown square. Nearly 1,000 veterans are currently honored on the square.

Eligibility

Any veteran whose time in service was in the period of time from the Spanish American War to the present, and who has been honorably discharged from the following American military branches is eligible to be honored in the Veterans Memorial:

  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • United States Army

Important Deadlines

Tiles are ordered twice a year. To have a tile placed in the Lenoir Veterans Memorial by the Memorial Day Service in May, you must order the tile by the last Friday in March. Tiles may be purchased only as long as there are available spaces at the Lenoir Veterans Memorial. Tiles are currently $125 each.

To have a tile placed in the Lenoir Veterans Memorial by the Veterans Day Service in November, you must order the tile by the last Friday in August. Fill out the Order Form (PDF).

Veterans Memorial in Downtown Lenoir, NC
Veterans Memorial paver for Jesse Ray Benton United States 1956 to 1959