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Don't miss this special place dedicated to the men and women lost at sea from this community. It... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Must stop at the Seafarer's Memorial

This is a lovely peaceful memorial past the shores, closer to the water. It was beautifully... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
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  • Average8%
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Homer Spit Rd, Homer, AK 99603
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 28, 2015

On the one main road on Homer Spit, Alaska, a weathered bronze statue of a fisherman, symbolic of all those souls lost at sea in one of the world's deadliest jobs. The statue is situated under a gazebo, the pillars of which contain the weathered...More

2  Thank snivvy
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

This monument is easy to find in Homer, as you drive to a fine stripe line road, to your right you'll see the monument. Behind you have beautiful view of Kachemak Bay. Commercial fishing vessels also use the boat harbor and they have a much...More

2  Thank ShavyB
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Statue on right overlooking inlet as you drive onto Spit. Free parking immediately adjacent to it. A five-minute stop, but nothing special. Nice pic opportunity, but wouldn't stop again.

Thank John W
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Don't miss this special place dedicated to the men and women lost at sea from this community. It is beautiful yet sad.

Thank shirleymWV
Reviewed September 13, 2018

It is too bad that this is not kept up better since it is a memorial to people lost at sea. I gave this a poor rating only because of its lack of maintenance. There is a covered area with names on tiles on the...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is a lovely peaceful memorial past the shores, closer to the water. It was beautifully created, and would have been nicer if someone hadn’t strapped their own dried flower wreath to the seafarer's hands. (It looked like it had been there awhile, so does...More

Thank jennifer772
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Nice little memorial. Heartbreaking to see some of the pictures of victims of the sea as some were very young when it came calling.

Thank TravelingYanks
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is on the Homer Spit and is a nice place to stop by as you are shopping or on your way to the Salty Dawg for a pint!

Thank dajones60
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Nice memorial to the fishermen and seafarers lost at sea...a walking area is paved in commerative pavers and the seafarer statue has personal tributes around it...pay your respects

Thank Linda C
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Pay tribute to those who have lost their lives on the sea. Incredible beauty doesn't come without its dangers. Respect the sea and those who make their livings on it.

Thank David P
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Nicely designed memorial. We enjoyed riding our bikes out the spit to see it and other things along the way. There is a very nice view of the bay from the benches available at this location.

Thank Sonworshipper
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Nice memorial to those who have been lost at sea. There are a few benches to sit on and view the bay.

Thank AlaskaVans
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