Approximately 16 feet tall, 8 feet wide, 3 foot thick concrete pillar covered with granite tiles 1 foot by 1 foot by 1.5 inch thick. Each service stone will have the appropriate branch of service symbol.
Conflicts begin with the Civil War, as central Nebraska was founded during the Civil War era. The selection of which conflicts were chosen is based on those recognized by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign wars as eligible for membership in those organizations. Each conflict stone will include a plaque describing in detail its factual history. The stone dimensions are approximately 8 feet tall, 6 feet wide, 2.2 foot thick concrete pillar covered with granite tiles 1 foot by 1 foot by 1.5 inch thick.
|Location and Dimensions
The Central Nebraska Veterans Memorial will be co-located with the Central Nebraska Veterans Home at the corner of 56th Street and Cherry Avenue in Kearney, NE (1/4 mile west of the Kearney Airport Terminal, or I80 exit 275 and four miles north). Specifically, directly east of the Veterans Home main entrance along 56th Street. Located directly across the street is the new Kearney baseball complex, Patriot Park. The Central Nebraska Veterans Memorial will occupy land approximately 173 feet wide by 100 feet deep.