The Memorial
    Photo By Michael McKenzie


Memorial designer: Jay Coveman
Architect: J. Philip Furqueron
Contractor: Lee George Construction
Memorial manufacturer: Texas Granite Corporation
Electrical contractor: Thompson Electric
Landscape designer: James Blackwell / Johansen Nursery

KEY DATES
    Date of ground breaking: September 1990
    Date foundation poured: January 1991
    Date Memorial erected: April 1991
    Date dedicated: May 27, 1991
DIMENSIONS
    Memorial height: 9 feet, 6 inches
    Memorial width: 6 feet, 0 inches
    Memorial depth: 6 feet, 0 inches
    Memorial weight: 15,000 pounds
    Plaza width: 36 feet, 0 inches
    Plaza depth: 65 feet, 0 inches
    Total property area: 2.53 acres
MATERIAL
    Exterior Memorial: Royal Black Granite
    Base Foundation: Reinforced Concrete
    Top Supporting Structure: Steel Framework
    Plaza:
TOTAL CONSTRUCTION COSTS
    $95,000.00
PLAT DESCRIPTION
    A 2.53 acre tract out of a 69.53 acre tract in Section 2, Block 33, T-1-S, T. & P. RR Co Survey, Howard County, Texas
MAJOR SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS
    Vietnam Memorial Committee of Big Spring, Inc.
    The City Of Big Spring
    Howard County Junior College District
    Howard County
    Greater Big Spring Chamber of Commerce
    Harley Owners Group
    E. D. Walton Construction, Snyder, TX
    Freecom Inc.

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