The Golden Triangle Veterans Memorial Park – near the foot of the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Rainbow Bridge – contains 10,000 names of Golden Triangle service men and women who served in World War I and II, the Korean war, The Vietnam War, peacetime, Desert Storm and with Merchant Marines in WWII.
The park also features a 50-foot Tower of Honor listing names of 930 of those killed or missing in action, in addition to statuary and military vehicles. Static displays in clude an F4-D Phantom Jet, an M60A3 tank, a UH-1 Huey Helicopter, an anchor from the Texaco 55 Mississippi (the last WWII Merchant Marine ship to be decommissioned), an assault landing craft and an oversize bronze Marine soldier statue.
The park is open dawn to dusk, year round.
The Veterans Memorial Bridge, with 143 feet navigational clearance, is the only cable-stayed bridge built on a Texas highway.
For information on the park, contact Jefferson County Precinct 2 at (409) 727-2173. To add a name, contact Jefferson County Veterans Service Office in Port Arthur at (409) 983-8385.