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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

What a great and interesting memorial what a cool idea that is to honor the serviceman very nice... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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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

Thank Harold H
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

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.

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.

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.

Thank Jocelyn C
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

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

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

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

1  Thank 912RobinS
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Very touching, reading the letters sent from former war dead.I had forgotten that this was even here, so we spent the time reading and admiring each and every letter. Remiders of the atrocities of war.

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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
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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