Marine Aviation Memorial Tower Dedicated
August 20, 2012
Hundreds of people attended a dedication ceremony Sunday morning for the new Marine Aviation Memorial Tower.
The 30-foot tall steel tower, commemorating 100 years of Marine Aviation and honoring all Marine aviators, stands at the Veterans Memorial Park on Bayfront Parkway in Pensacola.
The tower was funded entirely by donations. Organizers say they still need about $40,000 to pay for a Memorial Plaza to be constructed around the tower. They hope to have the plaza in place by November.
The tower traveled in a motorcade through North Escambia Thursday afternoon. Read more…
Pictured: The Sunday morning dedication of the Marine Aviation Memorial Tower in Pensacola. Photos by P.C. Wu for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.