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This large veterans park consists of numerous individual memorials ensconced in red brick bases. One memorial honors the Medal of Honor recipients of the Jewish Faith who are listed by the date of their honor; this memorial was dedicated by Jewish War Veterans Post 780 of Ocala, Florida. Individual and unit memorials are donated by local families, groups or businesses. The memorials are varied and diverse and include the Tuskegee Airmen, Iwo Jima veterans, submariners, etc. The park also includes a large covered pavilion. A Medal of Honor Plaza also centers the park and contains a granite marker topped by a painted eagle and lists the names of Floridians in all wars who have been awarded a Medal of Honor. Each side of the marker lists awardees by branch of service and war in which the Medal was earned.

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