Heritage Park Veterans Museum
Heritage Park, McDonough, GA
Collections and Library
The collections range from dog tags, to medals, to uniforms, to military vehicles. The museum is also home to the lasting displays of the two Henry County Medal of Honor recipients.
The library holds several hand made dioramas depicting different events in American Wars and some 800 books.
"The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten." Calvin Coolidge
Wall of Honor, POW/MIA
The Wall of Honor and the POW/MIA tribute was placed in rememberence and in honor of all veterans. Flags representing each state and each branch of service flank the rembemberence path bricks that pave the way to these moving tributes. On the walls themselves are pictures that present images from each American war. On the backside of the wall is a list of all fallen Georgia heroes.
"America keeps a vigil for those who have not yet returned." Ronald Reagan
Hanging on the walls in this solemn gallery are 49 pictures of fallen Georgia heroes that range from World War I to present day.
Every morning, the first stop is to this room where these fallen are told good morning and it is the last stop at night, where they are told good night. The lights are never turned off.
"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." John 15 v 13
Heritage Park, Mcdonough, Ga