Plaza Area Design - Overview
Main Memorial Design Features
The Tucson Buffalo Soldier Memorial Plaza area will display the rich history of honorable service of the Buffalo Soldiers in settling the Southwestern United States. Here are some of the planned features:
Other Memorial Features
Symbols - The memorial will tell a story through architecture, sculpture, landscaping and words to educate and inspire visitors about the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers. Here are a few symbol examples:
Service - A description key within the memorial will note the regiments and divisions of the negro troops.
Sacrifice - This element will ensure that the Buffalo Soldiers are recognized for the hardships they had to endure and overcome.
Accomplishments - This element will ensure that the Buffalo Soldiers are recognized and validated for their accomplishments and contributions to America.
Theaters of War - A description key within the memorial will note the wars and events that the Buffalo Soldiers participated in.