Armed Forces Memorial

Armed Forces Memorial (HM1PL)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23510
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 50.769', W 76° 17.668'

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The Armed Forces Memorial is located here on a river that has for more than 200 years carried servicemen off to war and returned them home to loved ones. Within the Memorial are 20 inscriptions from letters written home by U.S. service members who lost their lives in war. The letters have been cast in thin sheets of bronze and are scattered across the Memorial as if blown there by the wind. From the Revolutionary War through the Gulf War each conflict is represented.

Revolutionary War 1775-1783 · War of 1812 1812-1815 · Civil War 1861-1865 · World War I 1917-1918 · World War II 1941-1945 · Korean War 1950-1953 · Vietnam 1962-1975 · Gulf War 1990-1991

Caution: The Memorial contains bronze letters protruding from the walk. Please watch your step and show appropriate respect. Adults should accompany children, and no pets please.
HM NumberHM1PL
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Norfolk Heritage Cannonball Trail series
Placed ByCity of Norfolk
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 11:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 384589 N 4078587
Decimal Degrees36.84615000, -76.29446667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.769', W 76° 17.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 46.14" N, 76° 17' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10427-10449 Elizabeth River Trail, Norfolk VA 23510, US
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