Korean War Memorial

Korean War Memorial

A memorial to honor Korean War veterans is located at Dolly McNutt Memorial Plaza.  The memorial is on 6th Street between Clark and Washington Streets.  A sidewalk, benches, and landscaping surround the monument. 

The memorial was designed and constructed by local artist, Linda Ogden.  It consists of black granite and three columns.  The monument is 10 feet high and nearly 12 feet in length.  The monument includes a bronze medallion for each service branch, a map of the Korean Peninsula, and a relief sculpture made of bronze showing a collage of images reflecting the Korean War.  On the bottom of the monument are the words "Not Forgotten."  A timeline of the war is outlined on the back of the monument.Korean War Memorial

The memorial was dedicated on Memorial Day, May 28, 2012.  The memorial was funded in part by a $15,000 contribution each from the City of Paducah and McCracken County.  Chief Paduke American Legion Post 31 organized the fundraising for the monument.

Other monuments at Dolly McNutt Memorial Plaza include a World War II monument and a Vietnam Veterans memorial.

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