Toll Free:

Event Recap: Gold Star Memorial Monument Project Dedication

On Wednesday, September, 25th a new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument was officially unveiled in West Palm Beach, FL.
Gold Star Memorial

On Wednesday, September, 25th a new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument was officially unveiled in West Palm Beach, FL. WGI provided pro-bono site planning, surveying, and structural engineering services for the Palm Beach County Gold Star Families Memorial Monument located at Trinity Park in downtown West Palm Beach, FL. This is the third Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Florida and the 53rd monument in the United States.

Gold star memorial

This stunning black granite monument is seven feet tall and 13 feet wide and includes a flag pole. One side bears the words: “Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, a tribute to Gold Star Families and relatives who have sacrificed a loved one for our freedom”. The other side tells a story through the four granite panels: homeland, family, patriot, and sacrifice. The scenes on each panel are a reflection of each community’s Gold Star Families and their fallen heroes. At the center of this tribute is the most distinct feature of the monument, the cut out which represents the loved one who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom.

Gold star memorial

The purpose of the monument is to honor the families who have lost one or more loved ones in the Armed Forces, preserve the memory of the fallen, and stand as a stark reminder that freedom is not free. The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor recipient, Hershel “Woody” Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit Gold Star Families Memorial Monument.

Gold star memorial

WGI is proud to help honor the Gold Star Families who have made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. Gold Star Families is a not-for-profit organization that provides living legacy scholarships to eligible Gold Star Children and sponsors Gold Star Family outreach programs and events.

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

Related

shop delray
Blog

Project Spotlight: Shop Delray

WGI provided planning, landscape architecture, and civil engineering services for Shop Delray’s 34,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.

WGI logo sign installation
Blog

A New Look for the New Year

We’re refreshing our brand to reflect the energy, inspiration, and excitement that we feel when we come to work every day.

JOIN THE TEAM

You’ve been searching for a place like WGI. We look forward to meeting you soon.

We're
Nearby

Enter your zip code, and we’ll personalize your experience with local projects, office locations, team members, and more.

WGI's success starts with our Associates

WGI supports its associates with meaningful opportunities for growth, strong benefits and perks, while we work collaboratively with clients and co-consultants to shape and improve communities.

Our Team in Action

Join the Team

WGI is a dynamic organization with opportunities nationwide for engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, environmental scientists, and architects.

AA Julian G

Awesome Associates – Julian Gomez, Engineer Intern (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Meet our Awesome Associate Julian Gomez, an Engineer Intern from our Fort Lauderdale, Florida office.

Our Leadership

Find a team member:

Let's talk about your next project.