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Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial

4531 Bryan Avenue, Irvine, CA
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Ranked #10 of 16 Attractions in Irvine
Description: Nation's only memorial listing by name all the American service men and women who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq - currently 5714.
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I remember the many flags on sticks meticulously maintained before this was built to honor these fallen heroes. The design is simple and graceful and sits beautifully on the corner of this nice park. Everyone should take the time to stop and visit and read the letter by a soldier to his parents ... So extremely touching. This memorial is... More

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Newport Beach, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This Memorial is well worth the time to visit in remembrance of recent military personnel sacrifices. It's in Irvine, CA, at the intersection of Yale and Bryan. Best of all, it's open and free to the public. This Memorial is the result of true grass root efforts by many in the community that used this space to honor veterans for... More

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Nothing like it in California, let alone in Irvine. Everyone should take the time to honor these veterans.

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31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

One day I was running and came upon the the beginning of this memorial to all service members who have lost their lives in the Iraq War. In the beginning it was wooden sticks with service member pictures, area of service. date they were killed. My husband was in Iraq at the time so I walked over to see what... More

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