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Address: Memorial Park, N. 3rd St. and DeMers, Grand Forks, ND
Description: Monument honors the rescue workers of the April 18, 1997 flood.

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The Flood Memorial Monument was very interesting. It showed over the past years how high the water has gotten! I was amazed to see the different levels and when the town has had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The Flood Memorial Monument was very interesting. It showed over the past years how high the water has gotten! I was amazed to see the different levels and when the town has had to evacuate due to the dangerous level. This is something to just take a quick stop and look at. Not something you stand and look around for... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The memorial monument, is a very interesting site. We were agog at the heights of the floods, and of the recent flood levels too. It makes you realise, many things. Including the havoc these floods cause.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This Memorial graphically shows the water level for the Red River of the North. Living close to the Red River in Texas, I have always been interested in this river, which flows North into Canada. We well remember the devastating flood in Grand Forks where the area flooded and buildings were on fire. This Memorial is very impressive and visually... More 

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Took our Arizona friends to the greenway and monument, where they took several pictures, and it's hard to imagine how high the water here actually was in Grand Forks/East Grand Forks in April of 1997! What a sight! A must-see for all visitors!

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

It was a very interesting place to visit. See how deep in water they were is a reflection of the trials the city had to overcome not very long ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

served beer not drinks, and it was loud. Dont sit in the first 10 rows if you want to stay clean and bring a blanket to sit on the benches are hard on the toosh!

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Gresham, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This monument helps to put the flood of 1997 into perspective. It's a short walk from the parking lot or combine it with a longer walk through the greenway. Don't miss the two interpretive panels that exist in the downtown area about three blocks in the opposite direction from the parking lot that provide photos and narratives of the flood.

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LosAngeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Having grown up during the 1979 flood and having my folks go through the 1997 flood, it was great to see how these two floods matched up against each other. Definitely worth a look and the placement of the memorial, next to one of the ND-MN bridges is great because you see it was way above the bridge and how... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This little tower by the banks of the Red River in downtown Grand Forks shows the height and year of the last hundred years' floods. Immediately one sees how much higher and more disastrous was the epic 1997 flood compared to others. A good design; worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

How do begin to explain to people who have no knowledge of the flood or how it impacts people. This very simple tribute to the heartiness of the families in Grand Forks that overcame adversity says it all. It reminded me of the flood guides at Yosemite National Park that you could stand beside to get an idea of how... More 

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