On March 15, 2023 at 10 am Charlotte County will host a special groundbreaking event located at the William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park in Port Charlotte FL to begin construction of the Beirut Peacekeepers Tower.

County to build memorial tower at Gaines Park

The Beirut Memorial Tower will honor 241 Americans killed in suicide bombing

December 5, 2022

Charlotte County is moving forward to begin construction of a tower memorializing the lives lost in the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut.