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Maryland World War II Memorial

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Address: Ritchie Highway (Md Rte 450), Annapolis, MD
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Beautiful Memorial

A beautiful setting looking over the Severn River and the Naval Academy. A small but wonderful memorial. Great place to quickly stop and take it all in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Telford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

A beautiful setting looking over the Severn River and the Naval Academy. A small but wonderful memorial. Great place to quickly stop and take it all in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great job, Maryland! This is a very beautiful memorial, and placed at a great location. Very serene! Stop and pay your respects to those who served!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great place to visit and pay your respects. Very well done. Super view. Seems like the concept for the one in DC was somewhat copied from this memorial. Go visit both.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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386 reviews 386 reviews
136 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

An uninspired memorial by the side of the road, faded and unkempt. Someone should spend a little money on maintenance.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a beautiful memorial overlooking the river. It is well worth seeking out and stopping to spend a half hour or more. The view over the river is beautiful. I have been three times and each time a feel a certain peace coming over me. A wonderful spot to reflect on life and what really matters.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The memorial sits across the Severn River from Annapolis and the Naval Academy. The memorial is well designed and offers a historical perspective of WW2. It also has an excellent view of Annapolis. Make the short drive across the Naval Academy bridge, you won't be disappointed.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
52 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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302 reviews 302 reviews
125 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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