National War Memorial
National War Memorial
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dbinhou7511
Houston, TX1,646 contributions
Jul 2022
Nice statue to honor the sacrifice of those who have fought for the nation's wars. It is also in a good location for people to find. Could have used more signage for explanation.
Written March 14, 2023
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StanleyandMarie
Ontario, Canada1,186 contributions
May 2022
This is an impressive War Memorial that is very well maintained. Great place to wander and reflect on the various wars that have occurred and be grateful for those who sacrificed all for others. There are other memorials to check out in the City as well that are a little smaller.
Written February 24, 2023
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travelbob1
New Windsor, NY1,135 contributions
Aug 2022
Quite a well designed and maintained memorial. As part of a walking tour this place makes for a nice restful spot for both a break and some reflection.
Written September 3, 2022
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agac
Canada393 contributions
Jul 2022
a wonderful monument, in memory of all those who sacrificed their lives. facing harbourfront park, and the water
Written July 24, 2022
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Alvin E
Camrose, Canada15 contributions
Jul 2022
We had an air n'b right across the street, There was a great view of the memorial and there were many interesting memorials around the site
Written July 23, 2022
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Elizabeth T
8 contributions
Sept 2021
This is quite a large monument, surrounded by assessable stairs/ramps, with many informative placards praising the sacrifices made by so many Newfoundlanders. It is quite grand and impressive.
Written September 24, 2021
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Peeceecee
Skipton, UK1,058 contributions
Sept 2019
A poignant reminder of the horrors of war and the debt owed to Canada by the UK. An excellent memorial situated in a small and peaceful garden between two of St. John's main thoroughfares. A good place to just pause and reflect.
Written October 10, 2019
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Jean S
Ashby de la Zouch, UK564 contributions
Sept 2019
The memorial is so tasteful and stands in a good location. despite the surrounding streets and traffic, it remains a peaceful place.
Written September 29, 2019
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jenniferb360
Ottawa, Canada678 contributions
Aug 2019
We stopped by to view the National War Memorial while on a walking tour of St. John's. It stands overlooking the harbour in downtown St. John's between Water and Duckworth Streets. In the centre of the memorial, the original plaque from 1924 honours those killed during the First World War. Plaques for the Second World War, Korean War, Afghanistan, and War of 1812 have been added. The Royal Newfoundland Regiment, the Royal Naval Reserve, the Mercantile Marine and the Forestry Corps are each represented by lifelike bronze figures. Above, on a granite pedestal, a female figure holding a torch represents freedom. There were beautiful flowers in urns leading up the monument, as well as lovely hanging baskets on the street below.
Written September 20, 2019
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AlbertaChristiegirl
Calgary, Canada2,226 contributions
Jun 2019
My husband & I spent some time at the National War Memorial before boarding the Hop on Hop off bus tour. It's central location on Water & Duckworth Streets make it an easy place to visit.

The history at this memorial goes back to 1583, when Sir Humphrey Gilbert claimed Newfoundland for England.

The memorial was unveiled in 1924 and has been remarkably well maintained.

There are alot of plaques to read about the history and with such a beautiful location, you can sit and reflect while enjoying the scenery.

We are glad we took the time to stop and enjoy this park & war memorial while visiting St. John's.
Written September 14, 2019
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