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MG Bargewell Memorial Delta Park

HOQUIAM, WASHINGTON

MG Eldon Bargewell - Distinguished Service Cross
MG Eldon Bargewell - True Warrior
MG Eldon Bargewell - True Hero
MG Eldon Bargewell - True Leader

Dedication Day

MG Bargewell Memorial Delta Park was dedicated on Armed Forces Day, May 20th, 2023. The ceremony featured speakers LTG (ret) Lawson W. Magruder III and Admiral (ret) Eric T. Olson. As part of the ceremony, the oath of enlistment to ten future soldiers was administered by Lt General Xavier T Brunson, I Corps commanding general, Joint Base Lewis-McChord. General Bargewell’s family, Mrs. Marian Bargewell, Audrey Bargewell, Brant Bargewell, Eloise Bargewell, Evan Bargewell, Lauren Phillips and Addison Phillips unveiled the statue along with sculptor Rip Caswell.

The Statue

Rip Caswell, Sculptor

The sculptor for the Major General Eldon Bargewell Memorial is Rip Caswell, one of the most accomplished bronze sculptors in the United States. Rip is a 1981 graduate of Montesano High School. His studio is located in Troutdale, Oregon.

Military Advisers to the Sculptor:
Major General Ken Bowra, USA SF ret.
John S. Meyer, FOB 1/CCN 68/70 vet.
Simon Gunning, U.K. Modern Forces Living History Group
Oliver de Gaston, U.K. Modern Forces Living History Group

MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue

MG Bargewell Statue

The statue of Major General Eldon Bargewell is the centerpiece of the Delta Park triangle. The lifelike bronze statue is intricately detailed. Miltary advisors provided input to Rip on the uniform and gear to ensure an authentic representation of Eldon Bargewell, the soldier.

The statue pedestal features bronze plaques on the front and sides, highlighting General Bargewell’s Distinguished Service Cross award, military career, and awards. The plaques were designed by Dave Mitchell, a high school classmate of General Bargewell.

Delta Park MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue
Delta Park MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue
Delta Park MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue
Delta Park MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue
Delta Park MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue
Delta Park MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue
Delta Park MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial Statue

Please donate by mailing your check to:

Grays Harbor Community Foundation
c/o MG Eldon Bargewell Memorial
707 J Street
Hoquiam, WA 98550

Or online at:
https://www.gh-cf.org/online-donation/

Select "Eldon Bargewell Memorial Fund" in the Donations Options box.

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