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Maritime Memorial

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Address: 200 W Marine Dr, Astoria, OR 97103-6204
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Very nice Maritime Memorial for the people who lost their lives at sea. We were staying at the Holiday Inn, easy walk from the hotel!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice Maritime Memorial for the people who lost their lives at sea. We were staying at the Holiday Inn, easy walk from the hotel!

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Albuquerque
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is by no means an attraction onto itself. It's along the delightful Astoria Riverwalk, and if you're doing that, spend a moment at the memorial. It features the names of folks important to the local maritime industries (canning, fishing, etc.) and those who lost their lives to the sea. Each name has a brief piece of information on the... More 

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Longview, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

This little memorial is worth a visit. It's located on the bank of the Columbia River, overlooking the ships heading to port. A very nice setting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We took a self guided tour and seniors get in half price! My husband's father served on a liberty ship during WWII and he was just in awe of this boat as we walked thru and took in all the sites. Rumor has it the movie Titanic used their engine room for filming! There's also a historic aubmarine docked there... More 

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Emmett, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Camped Here Due To Astoria Being Booked And It Was Cold! Tents Were Super Crowded With My Husband And 5 Kids! I'll Credit Being On The Ocean! Loved That Part! Temp Was Pretty Much Only Negative!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The memorial is small and simple which makes it more powerful. The wall has inscriptions for those who have died at sea. There is some steps closer to the river edge for family and friends to send tributes to those loved ones they have lost. The arches above those steps are open to allow the souls to rise to the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This small memorial sits just off the Riverwalk in Astoria. Elegant black stone has inscribed names of those who parishes at sea. The site is simply there to document and provide a place to remember these individuals. There is no attempt to explain who they were or what happened. A few poems are also inscribed on the wall.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This was a very short trip to Astoria, so there was not much time to see everything. However, we just chanced upon this Maritime Memorial and had to bring my family back to visit it, so I visited twice in one day. I enjoyed reading the memorials. Much love, memories, and interesting ways to memorialize those that have sailed the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is a interesting memorial that is really very moving. We stopped by on our walk into town from a cruise ship. The inscriptions are varied; some somber, some joyful. The sea can both give and demand a great deal. Many amazing people are being honored here, the inscriptions had me wish I could have met some of them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint memorial along the Astoria Boardwalk on the water. The view is lovely and peaceful. Take some time to reflect at this site.

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