Renaming Pickett Park

New name for memorial park, land swap discussed

For over a decade, as a park in memory of Staff Sergeant Tyler Pickett has been discussed, planned and a seemingly far-off dream, it has gone through many names. During that time, it has often been called Tyler Pickett Park.

That has changed following the December 21 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council.

Councilmember Ben Spaulding, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, has been the council representative on a steering committee formed by Spaulding and American Legion Vice Commander Joe Parsons to see the park through to completion. Among others serving on the committee is former Sarato...


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