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Freedom Fountain
Freedom Fountain Dedication ceremony, 2012In the News! In 2016, black marble kiosks that surround the fountain were finished and etched to tell the story of the Freedom Fountain.  In 2015, Five flag pole and flags were added in the median leading to the fountain representing each branch of the military. Additional landscaping was added in 2015 as well. In June of 2014 Installation of the Military 'medallions'  was completed. The medallions are suspended in each of the five arches in the wall and represent the five branches of the military. 

Community Support
Community organizations, businesses, and others are also encouraged to support the building of the Freedom Fountain which will stand as a symbol of caring and remembrance to those who serve our country. Phase II opportunities for support include special military medallions placed in the arches of the wall, and additional flagpoles representing branches of the military. For a special gift to the Freedom Fountain effort, please fill out aCommunity Support form or call 910 938-5221.

Freedom Fountain, New Bridge St and Johnson Blvd, JacksonvilleOwn Your Own Piece of History
Freedom Fountain Artist Prints (16 x 20) are available for $15 at City Hall, 815 New Bridge Street. Call 910 938-5200 for additional information.

Buy A Brick Paver for the Fountain
Each brick engraved in honor of a loved one. You can choose from three sizes. Call 910 938-5221 or fill out a form and return it to City Hall, 815  New Bridge Street, in downtown Jacksonville.
The Freedom Fountain is located at New Bridge Street and Johnson Boulevard, the gateway to downtown Jacksonville. The fountain honors all individuals who have served and are serving the United States of America and especially those who have passed through Onslow County in the service of their country.

A Brief History & Fountain Elements
Artistic Rendering, Freedom FountainJacksonville City Council members endorsed a design concept for a new Freedom Fountain including input from the community. The design features a disappearing edge fountain basin framed by a curved wall with arches that may later feature statues representing the five armed services. Flags and fountain jets representing federal, state, and local governments are featured as well as water jets to represent each of the 50 states.

The previous fountain anchored the start of Freedom Way, the designation given to the roads between Jacksonville and the State Port at Morehead City. The new fountain is located at the intersection of New Bridge Street and Johnson Boulevard, in the same block as the City Hall and will serve as a gateway to the downtown area at Lejeune Memorial Park where the Beirut Memorial, Vietnam Memorial and 9/11 Memorial. 
Freedom Fountain Dedication, 2012
Dedication Ceremony

November 9, 2012 - The Onslow Civic Affairs Committee and the City of Jacksonville held a dedication Ceremony to officially turn the fountain on, November 9.

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