Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial
is dedicated to those Arizona men and women
who served during the Korean War
June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953
Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial Commissioners
MG Donald L. Owens, AZ ANG
(Adjutant General of Arizona),
Donald A. Parks Ph.D.*,
Donald A. Bliss. State Sen. Jones Osborn Norman O. Gallion Budd L. Peabody State Rep. James A. Hardegan State Rep. James B. Ratliff Pamela Moore Harvey H. Edward Reeves* Raymond Harvey, CMH* State Sen. S.H. "Hal" Runyan Charles R. Huggins BG C. Bradford Smith* State Rep. Jack C. Jackson Hon. Sam Steiger* Mark (Myong H) Kim State Sen. Robert B. Usdane John Lee, M.D. Robert Wesson*
Robert Gomez, Architect A.I.A. Lawrence Vagnozzi, Project Manager.
* Served in Korea during the Korean War
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
Location. 33° 26.902′ N, 112° 5.644′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Memorial is on Adams Street, on the left. A Memorial in the State Capitol Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza. Parking lot entrance is halfway between Washington Street split 17th Avenue. Stay in the left lane or you'll have lots of fun seeing the Capitol area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 West Adams Street, Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Father Albert Braun O.F.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Arizona Signal Mast (within shouting distance of this marker); Arizona World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arizona's U.S.S. Arizona Memorial - In Memory of the Gallant Men (about 300 feet away); Arizona's Pioneer Women (about 300 feet away); Navajo Code Talkers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
More about this memorial. The "pagoda" sheltering the brass Korean bell is unusual for a monument and striking as a structure.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2010. This page has been viewed 2,697 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on February 10, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 28, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.