We are a group of local veterans who have united to establish one of Ray "Bubba" Sorensen's Freedom Rocks in Guttenberg, Iowa to recognize, honor, and thank all Clayton County veterans. Project components include: getting the rock, establishing it at the site, providing visitor access, landscaping, painting the rock, and erecting a protective roof. The end result of our project will be a 9-foot long x 6-foot high x 44-inches thick boulder painted with images by artist Ray "Bubba" Sorensen depicting people, places, or events that have significance in the military history of the veterans of Clayton County. The site will be landscaped with colored rock and bushes and will feature other elements including lighting, flag poles and flags, sections for memorial/honor pavers, a donor plaque, protective roof, and a 5-foot handicap-access compatible sidewalk to and around the site. Clayton County does not have a Freedom Rock. While other memorials to veterans do exist, none will be personalized like this rock with its unique artwork that will be customized not only to showcase our County, but also to include the faces of some of the County's veterans. The Rock's site, located off the main highway through town, is well situated to attract visitors. As of June 2020, we have the rock, artist Ray Sorensen III has painted our rock and the access sidewalk has been installed. We are installing hand rails and 2 flag poles and erecting the protective roof in the next few weeks. We continue to work toward completion of the site by the end of the fall of 2020.