Northfield plans to honor veterans with 3.1 acre park

    One New Jersey city is finding quite the way to honor its veterans, with plans to build a 3.1 acre park, complete with a walking path, benches and a monument recognizing the veterans of all branches.

    According to a story from the Press of Atlantic City, Northfield officials are getting ready to build the park on the site of a former orchard purchased by the city through the county’s open space program in 2009 for $750,000.

    The Press of Atlantic City reports the park’s memorial will feature 12 low-standing walls to symbolize in chronological order the 12 wars in which American troops have served.

    A time frame for when the park will be completed has not yet been set, according to the report.

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