Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle Honors Unending
US Marine Corps War Memorial, George Washington Memorial Parkway
— National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
By tradition, the Corps determines when to add battle honors to this memorial.
"There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield. Battlefields are lonely places."
—General Alfred M. Gray, 1984
Location. 38° 53.433′ N, 77° 4.169′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on US Marine Memorial Circle north of North Marshall Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1495 North Meade Street, Arlington VA 22209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 70,000 Marines Helped Raise That Flag on Iwo Jima (a few steps from this marker); A Split Second Made Immortal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marines' Fiercest Fighting of World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); And How Will You Remember Them? (within shouting distance of this marker); Missions Critical (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Place Where Memories Are Made (about 400 feet away); United States Marine Corps War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Something More Than A Statue (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.