The Horseshoe Bend Valley Chamber is undertaking a campaign to create a Veterans Memorial. This will enable our community to honor, celebrate and grieve right here in Horseshoe Bend, the homeland of the brave men and women of the Horseshoe Bend valley who have served and currently serve our great country so selflessly.
The City of Horseshoe Bend in the Fall of 2020 generously donated a place in Horseshoe Bend's new City Park, located just northwest of the new bridge into Horseshoe Bend near the Payette River, to house the Veterans Memorial; and the community celebrated with a Ground Ceremony on Veterans Day.
Clearly visible from Highway 55/Payette River Scenic Byway, the Memorial will be a giant Horseshoe similar in shape and rendering to the Welcome to Horseshoe Bend horseshoe, with an eternal flame within its upright curves, set atop a 4' diameter, 4' tall round concrete base embedded with Military Seals.
Benches and flagstone hardscaping will surround the Memorial, with a flagstone path leading down to the River. Standing next to the Memorial will be a flag pole and American Flag, with solar lighting above. Uplighting of Memorial, Flag and flag pole will be embedded in the ground, surrounding the Memorial in additional light.
All of the work on the Memorial will be done locally in Horseshoe Bend by our metal, concrete, hardscaping, electrical, powder-coating and other artists and craftsmen in our community.