Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Armed Forces Memorial
Revolutionary War 1775–1783 • War of 1812 1812–1815 • Civil War 1861–1865 • World War I 1917–1918 • World War II 1941–1945 • Korean War 1950–1953 • Vietnam 1962–1975 • Gulf War 1990–1991
Caution: The Memorial contains bronze letters protruding from the walk. Please watch your step and show appropriate respect. Adults should accompany children, and no pets please.
Erected by City of Norfolk.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Norfolk Heritage Cannonball Trail marker series.
Location. 36° 50.769′ N, 76° 17.668′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Waterside Drive and Boush Avenue. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Battle of Ironclad Ships, 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); Navy Escort Carriers Based in Norfolk (within shouting distance of this marker); Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cannonball Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Half Moone Fort, 1673 (about 300 feet away); The Cedar (about 300 feet away); Downtown Waterfront Revitalization (about 300 feet away); Flood Protection for Downtown Norfolk (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
More about this marker. This marker is part of the Norfolk Heritage Cannonball Trail
Also see . . .
1. Armed Forces Memorial in Norfolk. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Mary Margaret Ware of Memphis, Tn, U.s..)
2. Armed Forces Memorial in Norfolk. This link includes photos of the park area next to the Elizabeth River and photos of three inscribed bronze letters from soldiers (out of the twenty total letters). (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Mary Margaret Ware of Memphis, Tn, U.s..)
Categories. • Military • War of 1812 • War, Korean • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,771 times since then and 63 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week October 3, 2010. Photos: 1. submitted on November 11, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.