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Massachusetts Korean War Memorial

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Important Memorial!

I was so glad to see this memorial in The Navy Yard. It was built in the mid 1990s and pays... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
misopiso88
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Seattle, Washington
Poignant & Sad

This poignant memorial is very well done, and a solid reminder of those lives lost for our country... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Mark42139
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New York City, New York
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26 Nov 2018
“Important Memorial!”
19 Aug 2018
“Poignant & Sad”
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1st Avenue, Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

I was so glad to see this memorial in The Navy Yard. It was built in the mid 1990s and pays tribute to the more than 1,500 Massachusetts casualties in the Korean War—and the dozens still missing. Highly recommend visiting if you are nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

This poignant memorial is very well done, and a solid reminder of those lives lost for our country. So sad!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark42139
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This is one of a number of war memorials that seem to abound in and around the city of Boston. This is relatively easy to find in that it's down near the seafront. And so if you do come across it do wander on over...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve T
Reviewed October 26, 2015

As you step up to the circle of the statue and names, an audio presentation begins. This is a must for all, especially to learn of the history of this time in America. The granite benches also have messages. It is am amazing memorial park.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Never knew about this memorial until I moved to Boston briefly, but it is perhaps my favorite. It's very sobering, but just a beautiful and poignant remembrance of those who served and who we lost in the Korean War. Came here several times just to...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Walked there today. Wonderful tribute to long forgotten warriors. Statue, setting, benches and landscaping add to the dignity of the site.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 472billa
Reviewed December 24, 2014

A solider in raingear represents the men and women who were killed in the Korean War. There were plenty of benches – one was labeled with “Valor;” another said, “Peace Be With You.” By chance, I sat at a bench that had an audio display...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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lamps, make it an enticing neighborhood to visit.
Follow the Freedom Trail over the Washington St bridge
from the North End or take the scenic water locks to
Paul Revere Park. Walk through City Square and stroll
down cute Main street, wandering up the windy
residential streets to Monument Square, where you can
learn about the city’s history along with a great view
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