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Very somber reminder of live lost in service to their country.

This is a small memorial that has plaques with words written by military personnel throughout... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
Orange City, Florida
Letters by Military Personnel

This small outdoor memorial consisting of bronze letters with words written by military personnel... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Harold H
Anaheim, California
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Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

This is a small memorial that has plaques with words written by military personnel throughout different era's of military combat.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

This small outdoor memorial consisting of bronze letters with words written by military personnel from all wars was different and unexpected. It is worth a visit if you are in the area. We only visited memorial because it is next to Naval Museum building

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

What a great and interesting memorial what a cool idea that is to honor the serviceman very nice Was just hanging out waiting to get on the naval base cruise when I came across this memorial very nicely done

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paws0810
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Walking into the memorial was like leaving a busy street into a quiet and solemn place. Reading the notes written by individuals in the armed services through many different battles was humbling. It made those conflicts more personal. A beautiful and touching way to remember.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 624deannaj
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

The gates on either side of this memorial were closed and locked so I could only view the memorial over the gate. It looked very neat but I couldn’t see what was on any of metal “sheets.” Very disappointing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed April 18, 2018

This was part of our 2-hour cruise, museum, and battleship all day trip. My 7 yo grandson was helping read the letters.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

I live 1/2 mile from here and my Niece who moved to Michigan 15 years ago was visiting me. Her Father, who served 32 years in Navy, his Wife & young 11 year old Daughter came in Town for the afternoon. Beautiful weather so we...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ladybau
Reviewed January 22, 2018

While checking out Town Point Park and the area of downtown Norfolk that it is in, my best friend and I stumbled across this gem. We noticed the uniqueness of the Memorial and that every branch of the service was represented. It was free to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Melody E
Reviewed December 16, 2017

History buffs will love this and to see all of the metal of honor winners was fantastic. Remember to go to the second floor of the battleship Wisconsin which is free to the public unlike the battleship tour itself

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank John41354
Reviewed October 21, 2017

While waiting for our boat tour we took a walk along the water and came across the Armed Forces Memorial. These are actual letters written by men in combat and their families. Tugs at your heart and makes you stop and think. Take the time...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Lua L
May 31, 2017|
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Response from Ladybau | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. It’s open to the public & located outside. There are several Festivals during the Season and I’m not sure how pets would be handled during an Event.
Lua L
May 31, 2017|
Response from 905Crewsers | Reviewed this property |
This memorial is in a small corner of parkland in downtown Norfolk with pedestrian paths along the waterfront so I am sure that people walk their pets in this park. However, the "letters from home" are cast in bronze and... More