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Veterans Memorial Park

Lake Charles

  • W. Pryce St.
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Located along the boardwalk by the Lake Charles Civic Center, Veterans Memorial Park also features engraved bricks representing men and women who have served since WWI. A famous WWII Patton Tank, Vietnam War-era Huey Helicopter, and 8 inch Howitzer M115 cannon are on display. A statue of First Lt. Douglas B. Fournet, a Lake Charles native and Medal of Honor recipient, stands in the center. A fountain displaying the bronze plaques of all Louisiana Medal of Honor recipients exists on the lakeside.

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