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Kentucky State Capitol Grounds Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Kentucky State Capitol Grounds monument in Frankfort KY.

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A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Frankfort KY.

Groundbreaking is scheduled for December 9, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.

Site location:

Kentucky State Capitol Grounds
700 Capital Ave
Frankfort KY 40601

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the groundbreaking and/or dedication celebrations.

Brigadier General Benjamin F. Adams III (USA Ret.) is the Honorary Board Member for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Brigadier Gen. Adams at

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact an Honorary Board Member or contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Member
Brigadier General Benjamin F. Adams III (USA Ret.)
Committee Members
Cindy Stonebraker
Cathy Mullins
Lynn Romans
Sarah Taylor
Jacob Roberts
Michelle Madden
Mike King
Chad Graham

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.