The Monument

mountainThis master piece was designed and crafted by Mr. Bill Hueg of Peacock Studios in Westminster, CO.  The Eagle is 14′ tall and has a wingspan of 8′.  Freedoms Keeper sets atop a 5′ granite pedestal within Veterans Plaza.

View more images of the monument and park in our gallery.

LocationConstructionDid You Know?
The Monument Plaza is at the corner of Wilcox and Fourth Street, Castle Rock on the same ground where the historic Douglas County Court House stood for many years.

ADDRESS: 301 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104
HOURS: Park is open 24/7 365 days/yr.

*Seating is available for individuals, small groups or visiting schools; prior notice is required.

*The site may also be reserved for larger groups and assemblies upon approval.

  • The entire monument encompasses a 40 x 40 square foot area on the same ground where the original Douglas County Courthouse once stood.
  • It offers recognition to all six branches of the U.S. military: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and the Merchant Marines.
  • Each branch is represented by a flagpole bearing the appropriate colors, and a bronzed seal at its base.
  • The POW-MIA pole and flag are also present, as is a dedication plaque for those Killed in Action (KIA).
  • The statue of the eagle was sculpted by Bill Hueg (Peacock Studios) from Westminster, CO.
  • The Castle Rock monument itself stands 14 feet tall and measures six feet wide at the base.
  • The stones used to support the flags are called Rhyolite. Castle Rock quarries are responsible for delivering this stone for use in government buildings across Colorado.
  • In accordance with the U.S. Flag Code, the monument and flags remain lighted from dusk until dawn.
  • Photographs of the construction and installation can be viewed in our gallery.
  • The walls of the monument are composed of stone from the original Castle Rock Courthouse, built in 1889. They were salvaged following a fire that destroyed the building in 1978.