The granite memorial stands 10 feet tall and weighs 5,000 pounds. The memorial is a half-size replica of the obelisk at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Virginia that was built in honor of the town's namesake, Capt. William Lewis Herndon. The memorial has three brass plaques with the official remembrance of the veterans, as well as some of the memorial's major sponsors.
Date of Installation:
December 6, 2001
Organization Responsible for Installation:
American Legion , Wayne M. Kidwell, Post 184
Memorial War Era(s):
The Herndon Veterans Memorial is located on the Town Green in the rear of the Herndon Municipal Center, 777 Lynn Street, Herndon, Virginia 20170
Published on March 4, 2017