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
Location. 33° 26.902′ N, 112° 5.644′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County Touch for map. 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 West Adams Street, Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America.
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); Memorial to Arizona Confederate Troops (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Phoenix.
More about this marker. The "pagoda" sheltering the brass Korean bell is unusual for a monument and striking as a structure.
Categories. • 20th Century • War, Korean •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2010. This page has been viewed 2,348 times since then and 37 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.