The Wall at Centennial
Park is shaped in the form of a W standing for Woodward. The
Wall is made up of numerous memorial plaques on both sides. The back side
lighted stage with a sound system for entertainment. Two time
capsules were buried on
site to preserve history and an era not to be forgotten in the future. The
on the wall are varied and have to do with events happening in the 19th
& 20th century.
Memory of the Persian Gulf happened between the dates of August 1990 and February
1991. One recognizing World War II, 1941 -1946, the Korean Conflict, 1950
- 1953, and
the Vietnam War, 1974 - 1982. This same plaque also contains memories of
9, 1947 Tornado and the Oil Boom of 1974 - 1982. A list of tornado victims
is also listed
on a separate section. Another plaque contains the arrival of
the Railroad on April 1887.
the Land Run of 1893, Oklahoma Statehood of 1907, World War I, 1917
- 1919,also the
Great Depression on 1929 - 1941 and the Dust Storm of 1935 called
A special memorial naming those brave soldiers, from Woodward County, who
active duty during the Indian War, World War I, World War II, the Korean
War and the
Vietnam War. Plaza donors are listed on a separate section.