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Placer County Veterans Monument is Open to the Public!

For Release 10 a.m. PST

Friday, September 10th, 2021

PRESS RELEASE LINCOLN, CA — Friday September 10th, 2021- Fences are down and Flags are up to welcome all in Placer County. On Friday morning, Don Witt, President of the Lincoln Veterans Memorial Coalition, met with Lincoln Mayor Alyssa Silhi, and Lincoln City Council members William “Bill” Lauritsen & Paul Joiner to be among the first to see the completed structure. All commented on the quality of the construction and the Gladding McBean Medallion. The forty-foot-long Monument, which is eleven feet high in the center, is very impressive and now the center piece of McBean Memorial Park.

Mayor Salahi commented on how beautiful the Monument is and how well it represents those that have served the country.

Only four panels have names on them now. The fifth Panel will have a plaque for Sgt. Nicole Gee and will be unveiled on November 11 at 11:11 am. Panel 6 is 60% sold with orders coming in at a regular pace.

Mayor Silhi and City Council members are opening up the city’s arms to welcome Placer County Residents from Auburn, Rocklin, Loomis, Penryn, Roseville and Lincoln itself. Come and see this impressive Monument for yourself.

The Monument has a total of 13 panels each of which contain 96 plaques. All of the panels on the east or flag side of the Monument are waiting for new plaque purchases.

If you served in the military or are currently serving, go to the following website to order your plaque.

Placer County Veterans Monument – Instant Replay

In case you were not at the Memorial Day ceremony, you may view the streaming recording of the Monument’s unveiling:

The following link is to photographs which were taken during the event:



######### For more information contact the Lincoln Veterans Memorial Coalition via or Call: (530) 812-0376

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