|The American Legion, Edward G. Bond
Post 40, is planning a revision of the Veterans Memorial located in the
downtown Edenton area behind the new Chowan County
The site will
consist of 4" x 8" red bricks embossed with 3 lines of text;
one line being the name of an individual serving and/or
having served in any branch of the US Armed Forces,
including Merchant Marine.
The individual named on the brick
need not be a member of Post 40 or a resident of Chowan
County, but must be an honorably discharged or deceased
Each brick will cost $50.00. A
check for that amount must accompany this application
if it is mailed in.
Download a printable copy here. If you wish to pay by credit card
please complete the online form below, submit it, and you
will be able to process your transaction through PayPal.
Brick characters will be 5/8" high,
and each line will consist of a maximum of eighteen (18)
characters, including spaces and punctuation. See
below for helpful hints in placing your text.
As we are required to order the
bricks in minimum quantities of 101 in order to get the best
price per brick, it may be necessary to hold your
application for a period of time. Credit card and
check deposits will be held with Post funds until bricks are
purchased. If bricks cannot be purchased in a
reasonable length of time, your money will be refunded in
Additional applications will be
available at the following locations:
- Westover Deli &
- White's Country
- Whiteman's Service
- WE Nixon Hardware
- Crossroads Auto
Parts & Service
- Northern Chowan
- Chowan Senior
- J and J Barber Shop
also available by calling Dale Wright at 252482-8027,
David Largent at 252-482-2198, or Haurice Toppin
Although it is
suggested that the name appear on the first line, that
is at your option. Other information that could be
used include branch of service, dates of service, date
of birth, date of death, birthplace, place of residence,
or any information you feel is relevant.
When laying out the
line of type, keep the following in mind:
consists of a maximum of 18 characters.
numbers, each digit represents one character.
A 3-digit number represents 3 characters.
A space, as
between a first and last name, represents 1
mark represents 1 character.
word such as "Pvt" or "Sgt" can be used with or
without a period depending on space available.
The same holds true for initials; "J A Jones" is 9
characters, "J.A. Jones" is 10 characters, and "J.
A. Jones" is 11 characters.
All lines of
less than 18 characters will be centered.
Please feel free to
contact Dale Wright at 252-482-8027 with any questions
Download a printable copy of this application here.