Military Honor Garden

MilitaryHonorGarden_Eagle.jpgYou are invited to honor a veteran in a very unique way! Let's remember the efforts of our proud and strong veterans for they bravely fought to achieve our country's liberty and freedom.

The Military Honor Garden on the lawn of the Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center was dedicated during Mayville State's homecoming festivities in October of 2015. 

See a video of the Military Honor Garden dedication program.

The MSU Foundation continueds to raise funds for the new memorial garden, which features a life-sized bronze eagle in flight sculpture (pictured at right), flags, night lighting, and memorial gardens surrounded by sidewalks. All five branches of the military are represented on granite plaques. There are still several opportunities to pay tribute to a special veteran with your gift.

Any gift will help fund this project and would be very much appreciated! A gift of $500.00 or more will provide you with a granite plaque on which will display your honored veteran's name, military branch, and year(s) of service. It will be placed on the memorial walk.

Those honored in this permanent tribute will be recognized each year during Homecoming festivities. This is a great opportunity to honor those who have served and remember those fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, sons, and daughters who have fallen and/or serviced in the armed forces. 

Click here to download a brochure and pledge card.

Click here to make your gift online now.

plaque_engraving.jpgGifts of $500 or more


Honoring veterans who have served our country is the mission of the Military Honor Garden at Mayville State University. This mission is accomplished, in part, through the placement of granite plaques at the memorial. A gift of $500 or more will provide you with a plaque engraved with the name, brach, and year(s) of service for the veteran you wish to honor.

If you make a gift of $500 or more online, please see the plaque engraving guidelines and complete the form below. 

Plaque Engraving Guidelines

Each inscription may contain a maximum of 4 lines of text, with each line comprised of up to 20 characters each. Characters, for the purpose of determining inscription length, include all letters, punctuation, and spaces. You may purchase as many plaques as you like. Please complete and submit a separate form for each plaque purchased. The registered purchaser will receive a proof copy of the requested inscription before it is engraved onto the plaque.


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More Information

For more information about the Military Honor Garden project, contact Dena Bergstrom at 701-788-4864 or