Welcome to the Thornton Veterans Memorial

Our nation’s veterans have served and protected the United States for over 230 years. They have made sacrifices small and large, all to ensure the freedom of this great nation.

A fitting and proper tribute within the City of Thornton  is a small way of showing our appreciation for their service. Privately funded and created, the Thornton Veterans Memorial Foundation has endeavored to make this memorial a reality for the city, its citizens and all veterans.

It took a number of years for the memorial to take shape and to finally rise from the ground but against all odds it did.  As extraordinary as the memorial may be, the work is not yet done.

The Thornton Veterans Memorial located in Thornton’s Trail Winds Park adjacent to the Adams 12 Five Star School Veterans Memorial Aquatics Center.  5310 E. 136th Ave  Thornton, Co 80026.  Click here for a map.

Overall view of the Thornton Veterans Memorial.

Overall view of the Thornton Veterans Memorial.

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