Patriot Plaza has been the venue for a wide variety of activities over the past 18 months since The Patterson Foundation donated this extraordinary gift to our community and our nation. Since the Veterans Legacy Summit in November 2014, there have been at least 11 different events held at Patriot ...
Memorial Day ceremony at Patriot Plaza honors those who served
By: Beth Duda
I’m so glad I attended the Memorial Day ceremony at Patriot Plaza yesterday. It was thrilling to see the space once again used so effectively — this time, to honor those who died during active military service. I arrived early to walk the grounds and experience all the flags placed so carefully at each gravesite. I... Read more »
Patriot Plaza Honors Veterans Through Architecture
By: Gary Hoyt
Editor’s Note: Gary Hoyt of Hoyt Architects is the design architect for Patriot Plaza. The Patterson Foundation, an endowed charitable entity, funded the design, construction and endowment for Patriot Plaza. Patriot Plaza, the ceremonial amphitheater at Sarasota National Cemetery, is a nominee for the 2016 Spirit of Sarasota Architecture Award! Presented by the American Institute... Read more »
Events at Patriot Plaza honor veterans throughout the year
By: Linda Gould
Patriot Plaza has been the venue for a wide variety of activities over the past 18 months since The Patterson Foundation donated this extraordinary gift to our community and our nation. Since the Veterans Legacy Summit in November 2014, there have been at least 11 different events held at Patriot Plaza. The Diocese of Venice holds... Read more »
Patriot Plaza News
The Patterson Foundation team was out in full force Memorial Day weekend to pay tribute to our nation's fallen heroes and share about creating a legacy in their honor.The following is an at-a-glance recap of our region's Memorial Day activities. Jacobites and First Brass Memorial Day Concert - ...
Without Abraham Lincoln, the National Cemetery system wouldn't exist. Neither would our initiative to design, build and donate Patriot Plaza, the ceremonial amphitheater that will honor veterans, inspire patriotism and embrace freedom at Sarasota National Cemetery. It's fitting that on his birthday, ...
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