City of Pass Christian Mississippi War Memorial Park War Memorial Park is Pass Christian's central park which was organized in 1945 in memory of young men from the city who served in World War II. The park includes a monument dedicated to those who served in the armed forces, as well as pedestal plaques placed by the Bicentennial Committee of Pass Christian in 1976, dedicated to the Declaration of Independence, the Liberty Bell, the Flag, the Constitution and the Star-Spangled Banner. There are also monuments to those lost in hurricanes Camille and Katrina, as well as a monument dedicated to the volunteers who helped the city after Katrina. The park also has playgrounds, a recreational walking and exercise track, a gazebo, and a number of unique tree sculptures created by artist Marlin Miller, including a soaring eagle dedicated to Tuskegee Airman Col. Lawrence E. Roberts. The park is located at Highway 90 & Flietas Ave, Pass Christian (Harrison County), Mississippi 39571. The park was organized in 1945 by Citizens of Pass Christian. Once the park was completed the City took over ownership of the park and levied a one cent tax to maintain the park. Plans for the park was organized in 1945 by citizens of Pass Christian. The park includes ten acres with a ball field and Boy Scout hut.
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Citizens of the City of Pass Christian Mississippi
Memorial War Era(s):
Highway 90 & Flietas Ave., Pass Christian, MS 39571 30.315754, -89.247543
Published on November 25, 2018