• By Jessica Sanders
  • Posted Friday, November 8, 2019

Veterans Day at the Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park

Forsyth County and the War Memorial Foundation are proud to once again host a Veterans Day ceremony at the Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park. The event will begin at 11 A.M. on Monday, November 11th and feature Colonel Dan Camia and the National Anthem and Armed Forces Medley performed by Sereh Haley. The ceremony will include a USMC color guard, bagpipes, special music, the laying of the wreath, taps and other patriotic activities. Both the ceremony and parking are free and open to the public. Lawn chairs are encouraged.

The Carolina Field of Honor is the largest memorial to honor veterans on the East Coast outside of Washington D.C. Opened in 2014 and constructed by the War Memorial Foundation Board, the memorial includes a 57-foot Granite Obelisk; flags representing the United States, North Carolina, POW, and service branches; 5 large, granite monuments representing the 5 branches of the military; a 2-tier water feature; the Meandering Walkway with educational sign posts; the Remembrance Walkway featuring personalized bricks; the Historical Flag Walk; and handicap parking and drop-off. Over 3,000 veterans are enshrined at the monument. Triad Park is located at 9652 West Market Street in Kernersville, North Carolina.

For more information please contact Scott Matthews, Chairman of the War Memorial Board, at scott@filtrationtechnology.com.