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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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A beautiful site for reflection

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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