400 Civic Park DrivedividerO'Fallon, MO 63366dividerPhone:  636-379-5606 or 636-474-2732
Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

Building is closed to the public

Omer J. Dames War Memorial

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O'Fallon Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices
400 Civic Park Drive
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Phone:  636-379-5606
Hours:  Mon. – Fri., 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Building is closed to the public

Renaud Center
2650 Tri Sports Circle
O'Fallon, MO 63368
Phone:  636-474-2REC (2732)
Hours:  See website for hours.

Building is closed to the public

Omer Dames War MemorialAmong the first in the nation to honor U.S. soldiers killed in the Vietnam War, the Omer J. Dames War Memorial was erected by the O'Fallon Jaycees in 1969. The memorial was originally placed in Civic Park, where it was dedicated on September 21, 1969, to World War I veteran and Missouri legislator Omer Dames.

In 2003, the memorial was restored by the City of O’Fallon, moved from Civic Park to Dames Park on land that had belonged to the Dames family, and re-dedicated by the O’Fallon Jaycees on Veterans Day, November 11.

The inscription reads: THIS MEMORIAL DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT WE MAY LIVE IN PEACE.

The memorial lists the names of 17 St. Charles County soldiers who perished in Vietnam.


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387 Dames Park Drive, O'Fallon, 63366


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