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In commemoration of cherished moments and beloved individuals, the City of Mt. Vernon is offering a dignified opportunity to honor and remember through our Memorial Program. Our thoughtfully curated selection of memorials provides a lasting tribute to the lives and legacies of those who have touched our community.

Whether choosing a park bench, a tree charm, a tree planted in memory, or an engraved brick in our Veterans Memorial, each option is crafted to beautifully capture the spirit of your loved ones. By participating in our Memorial Program, you not only create a lasting tribute but also contribute to the enhancement and beautification of our community. Your purchase resonates beyond memorialization, actively supporting maintenance and development of public spaces. This ensures that they remain welcoming and serene, fostering reflection and remembrance for generations to come.

Together, let us create meaningful memorials that celebrate the lives and legacies of those who have left an indelible mark on the City of Mt. Vernon.

Contact Information

Parks Office
800 S. 27th Street
Mount Vernon IL 62864

Phone: (618) 242 - 6890
Fax: (618) 242 - 6893

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

After Hours
Phone: (618) 242 - 2727

Chelise Bray
Parks & Recreation Director


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