the heroes of Carroll County
President Ronald Reagan
once said, "We don't have to turn to our history books for heroes.
They are all around us." Homeland Heroes Park exists to honor and
remember the valor displayed by the heroes of Carroll County. Many
of them paid the ultimate price to preserve our freedom and gave the greatest
gift anyone could possibly give to their fellow man-their life.
Located on the grounds
of the Carroll County Museum, and overlooking U. S. highway 65, the park
provides a very scenic view for all visitors. U. S. highway 65 is
also known as the "American Legion Memorial Highway". This lends
added meaning to the chosen site for the park.
A walkway leads
the visitor through a beautiful view and over a pedestrian bridge which
dates back to 1920. Along the way, you will see various memorials
honoring anyone willing to wear a uniform showing their willingness to
protect and defend the safety and welfare of others.
While at the park,
visit the serene outdoor chapel created within Carrollton's historic pavilion
dating back to the Spanish-American War.
The Walk of Gratitude
is a chance for Carroll County citizens to remember their heroes in a very
A permanent, prominent
display of flags includes the United States flag, the Missouri State flag,
a POW/MIA flag, and a flag representing each of the uniformed services
honored in the park.
Visit often your
Homeland Heroes Park and participate in honoring the heroes of Carroll