Schedule of Events

Rice County Veterans Memorial Schedule

Memorial Paver Count is: 828 as of: April 9th, 2018
Purchase a Paver for your Veteran(s). This is an everlasting tribute to their service and sacrifice. A paver certificate will be made available on this site with purchase. Just click on the Veteran’s name.
For questions or more information contact Richard Cook at 507-210-8525 or Lloyd Grandprey at 507-339-4972


 Memorial Day 2018

Monday, May 28th, 2018

  • 9:00 AM – Memorial Day Ceremony on the grounds of the Rice County Veterans Memorial
  • 10:00 AM Parade on Central Ave
  • 11:00 AM Ceremony at Central Park
  • 12:00 PM – Luncheon at American Legion Post 43 following the Central Park Ceremony
  • 1:00 PM – Shieldsville Veterans Memorial – Ceremony and Civil War Re-Enactment

Recent additions to the Memorial include:

  • The addition of pavers ordered through January of 2017
  • Updated Paver Directory Book
  • Phase III – Colonnades

Current project status includes:

  • Paver orders received through February 2018 will be engraved and placed by Memorial Day 2018
  • Architectural Signage Proposal
  • Phase IV – Planning for granite service branch tablets
  • Updated Eternal Flame Lighting
  • Civil War Paver expansion
  • Long-term maintenance/upkeep

If you would like to assist with helping to lay pavers or be involved with other aspects of the Memorial Expansion project, please leave your name/number at Faribault American Legion Post 43: “ATTN: LEGION COMMANDER”

Your Veterans Memorial continues to progress with additional pavers being added as the engraving is completed.

The Memorial Committee Thanks You for your continued support as we honor all Veterans.

Thank You for supporting the Rice County Veterans Memorial!