Memorial Park Association

Construction moves forward to restore Memorial Park’s grandeur

Construction moves forward to restore Memorial Park’s grandeur

Time travel may not exist, but Jacksonville’s Memorial Park Association is opening a window to the past by working to restore Memorial Park to its original grandeur. Through the association’s construction committee for the Spirit of Victory campaign to restore Memorial Park per the “Master Plan” — established in 2013 — construction is currently underway […]

Memorial Park Association launches Life Scrolls exhibit at MOSH

Memorial Park Association launches Life Scrolls exhibit at MOSH

More than 70 guests attended the Nov. 12 opening night reception hosted by the Memorial Park Association for its exhibit of The Life Scrolls at the Museum of Science & History. The exhibit provides an intimate look at some of the 1,771 men and women from Florida who gave their lives serving the United States […]

Three years after Hurricane Irma, progress made in Memorial Park

Three years after Hurricane Irma, progress made in Memorial Park

Memorial Park Association’s Board of Directors was thrilled to see progress in March on the replacement of the nearly 100-year-old balustrade that formerly lined the seawall before Hurricane Irma destroyed it in September 2017. Board members aren’t the only ones happy to see the project underway. “Looking forward to it being restored to its former […]

Riverside’s historic park brings old friends, acquaintances together

Members of Memorial Park Association and guests were treated to an interesting look back at New York City’s Central Park from the perspective of the founder of the Central Park Conservancy, Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, who also wrote four books about the famous park, including “Saving Central Park: A History and A Memoir.” Rogers was the […]