City leaders in Lebanon want to build a park and museum to honor Wilson County's veterans.
Plans were on unveiled on Memorial Day. The proposed location is a plot of land next to the courthouse.
"We plan to have displays from the Civil War up to the Gulf War and also
the park will have a flag with a water feature and we will have five
monuments around the flagpole representing each branch of the service,"
Bernie Ash of the Wilson County Veterans Service said.
Wilson County Sheriff Terry Ashe first floated the idea last year and now the county mayor and others are onboard.
Four local architects came together to draw up the design.
The county managed to raise $10,000 in one month but still need to raise $1.5 million to make the park and museum a reality.
Backers will be selling t-shirts and bricks at the Wilson County Fair to help with fundraising.
To help, contact the Wilson County Veterans Service Office at 615-444-2460 or visit WilsonCountyTN.com.