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Mississippi War Memorial Building

Jackson, MS
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Ranked #25 of 40 Attractions in Jackson
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
Owner description: A stark tribute to Mississippi's war veterans, with a courtyard that replicates the Tomb of the...
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
Owner description: A stark tribute to Mississippi's war veterans, with a courtyard that replicates the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a museum devoted to the state's military history.
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New Hyde Park, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I am always interested in war memorials, but this place doesn't offer much. The architect/structure is decent, but nothing going out of the way for. There is no information/plaques to read, so save your time and go elsewhere.

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Richmond, Virginia
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218 reviews 218 reviews
109 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

There are a handful of reasons for visiting this memorial: 1) if you are in general interested in how events are memorialized. This is done in the Art Deco style and even though I did not see a specific date I assume that this was originally constructed as a World War I Memorial. There were only a few events on... More 

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Montevallo, Alabama
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109 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

If you have visited the old capitol building, then this is a great side trip cause it is right next door. I didnt go inside as i was limited on time. But the outside and inner courtyard are beautiful Worth a quick visit.

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Saint Petersburg
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

What a beautiful monument. It gave me goosebumps reading the inscriptions. And that was only outside. We couldn't go in as the place was closed. Don't forget to see the "Thank you train" down the hill in the back.

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