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Veterans Memorial Park

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Address: Ocean Street at Gosnold Street, Hyannis, MA
Phone Number: 617 816-2322

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Free Memorial To "The Forgotten War"

This memorial park is located on the shores of a popular beach, so parking could be hairy at times. However, this is a free, open-air, memorial park in memory of the Korean War... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
HungryInCT
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Mystic Country, Connecticut
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Mystic Country, Connecticut
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This memorial park is located on the shores of a popular beach, so parking could be hairy at times. However, this is a free, open-air, memorial park in memory of the Korean War and those lost during the battle(s). This is a very inspiring and somber memorial for an important time in American history. It's also accompanied by the John... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

History always tells a story. This one by the seaside was very real. The landscape and memorials were put together with much thought and design.

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wirral
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Very poignant and thought provoking. The siting of the memorial in such a beautiful place and in close proximity to the memorial to JFK makes it all the more touching.

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Encinitas, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very serene and beautiful setting. The park faces the bay and is surrounded by mature trees. A tranquil resting place

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Lansing, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Enjoyed sitting a few minutes during our walking tour of Hyannis. Generally clean, seemed safe and a nice view.

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Dudley, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The VietNam Veterans Memorial did not display our country's flag. The flag and Veterans have a common thread. Please display a flag at this Memorial.

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Burlington, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Clean beach, nice sand. Lifeguarded when we were there which is always nice. Kids bought skim boards and learned how to use them along the shore line. Water was very clean and had an enjoyable afternoon! Only drawback was had to pay for parking

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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My family stopped to check out the Veteran's Memorial while on vacation and it was a real nice stop. Very peaceful view and something to see while in Hyannis.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice calm area for young kids to swim,pretty views,and war memorials.Too bad you have to watch every step you take,on the grass,or on the paths because of the goose droppings,

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We checked out Veterans' Park while staying in Hyannis, and loved the JFK Memorial and Korean War Memorial at the top of the hill. Both were really nice. The beach is very nice as well, but it's facing the harbour and has many boats. However, since it's not facing Nantucket Sound like the other Hyannis beaches, the water is a... More 

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