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Maryland World War II Memorial

Ritchie Highway (Md Rte 450), Annapolis, MD
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Ranked #14 of 37 Attractions in Annapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 am

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The memorial was built on a small hill across the river from historic Annapolis on Rt. 450 and can be easily access by Rt. 450 from the city. There are plenty of parking spaces on the site. The wall of names was very well design to capture your feeling while reflecting the thought to pay tribute to those brave soldiers... More 

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Centreville, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I always encourage travelers coming from the west to go across the Severn River Bridge on Rte 50 (one of the most scenic bodies of water in America) and then go into Annapolis at the next exit onto Governor Ritchie Highway/Rt 450. The WWII is at the top of the hill overlooking Annapolis

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Kirkland, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The World War II Memorial is just across the Severn River from the Naval Academy. It is a very nice memorial dedicated to the brave men & women who served their country in a time of need. It is well worth the time to stop & pay your respects.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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266 reviews 266 reviews
120 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Low key but very nice and inspiring memorial overlooking the Severn River. Visit at sunset. On route 2.

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Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Really interesting. Got there by the trolly tour (which i would definitely recommend). Has great views of Annapolis and the history there is amazing. I would definitely visit it again.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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188 reviews 188 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great stop for a picture overlooking the USNA a great monument and the best view of USNA. It is worth the trip over the bridge

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This memorial was beautiful and has a nice setting. It was included in the bus tour from the Visitor's Center. We were able to get out, walk around, and take pictures.

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Medina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Worth a short visit to walk thru and read of the WWII events. Tablets describe both Atlantic and Pacific actions broadly but do offer very interesting facts.

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Severn, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Nice stop on your journey into or out of Annapolis; the memorial is tastefully done. It offers wonderful panorama views of Annapolis, the waterfront and the academy. Parking is convenient and access is easy.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Lovely and well kept memorial to WWII soldiers made even more moving by the view of the Naval Academy across the river. Well worth a short stop for the memorial as well as for the scenic overlook.

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