Korean War Veterans Memorial

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Korean War Veterans Memorial

Address:c/o National Capital Parks - Central
900 Ohio Dr SW
Washington, DC 20004

Phone:202-426-6841
Web: www.nps.gov/kowa/
Size: 2.2 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 28, 1986; dedicated on July 27, 1995.
Location:Southeast of the Lincoln Memorial on Independence Ave., Washington, DC.
Facilities:Bookstore (near the Lincoln Memorial).
Activities:Ranger talks.
Special Features:Memorial honors the American men and women who served in the Korean War (1950-1953). A grouping of 19 statues of infantry soldiers, created by World War II veteran Frank Gaylord, stands before a polished granite wall bearing the images of support personnel. A granite curb on the north side of the statues lists the 22 countries of the United Nations that sent troops or gave medical support in defense of South Korea.

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