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David Dewett Veterans Memorial

Highway 101, north of Horsfall Beach Road, North Bend, OR
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in North Bend
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Larkspur, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This was a nice tribute to Vietnam Vets and in a great location. It is one on the best places to stop and admire the Coos Bay Bridge which is fantastic. On the other side is a sweet view of the huge sand dunes in the area. They did a nice job with monuments and flowers here.

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Roseburg, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

i liked all, did not ldislike anything everything about the memorial is great.will be back with other vets.i will inform the VA

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I heard the story about how this site happened. . . . . . . .An idea of local veterans, constructed with volunteer help, material and services from locate business and donations for many, many folks near and far. The site brings honor to all veterans, past and present.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

On a busy stretch of Highway 101, this is a welcome respite. A lovely spot, overlooking the McCullough Bridge and Coos Bay, the memorial is beautifully situated. The brick pavers bear the names/dates/branch of service of many men and women who have served or are serving our country. The granite walls are carved with meaningful, soulful quotations. I have two... More

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Clackamas, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Takes time, money, effort and dedication to jump through all the hoops necessary to erect a memorial like this beside a major highway. For many of us, most of them are worth at least a brief stop - this one certainly is!

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North Bend, Oregon, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Been ther many times by myself and during Veteransd Day with many people. Always nicely used and Veterans nicely remembered.

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This is a small Veterans Memorial right on Highway 101, just north of the bridge going into North Bend. There is a nice parking lot, and a very good and well maintained memorial for Veterans. The location is very good, with a great view of the bay, right on the edge of the water.

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North Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This memorial is a bit off the beaten path but not obscure. However, it has a unique perspective in that it remembers veterans through the statements made by past presidents and leaders. It also provides an honorary means through purchaseing bricks. The statements are inscribed in marble. A great place to remember the men and women who have served.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

Be careful if you are headed north. Make sure and signal way ahead of time. You will see the flags. Headed south it sneers up on you but you don't have to worry about crossing 101 summer traffic.

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oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This memorial located just north of North Bend on Hwy. 101 is well worth stopping and taking in it's poignant granite tributes. My father served in WWII while my husband served in Viet Nam and I considered this to be a fitting tribute to all of our Veterans. I passed by here several times before finally stopping and have been... More

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