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Address: Highway 101, north of Horsfall Beach Road, North Bend, OR
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A wonderful memorial.

The memorial pull out is located right by the roadside on highway 101 by the river inlet and is a wonderful tribute to the Vets. Reading the inscriptions on the granite blocks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The memorial pull out is located right by the roadside on highway 101 by the river inlet and is a wonderful tribute to the Vets. Reading the inscriptions on the granite blocks and tributes on the paving blocks was quite moving. In the background you have a nice view of the McCullough memorial bridge crossing into North Bend . It's... More 

Thank gomms13
Lakeside, Oregon
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a nice spot to pull off the highway and honor Veterans. It is right by the bay and on a nice day, beautiful.

Thank shaneinoregon
Otley West Yorkshire
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585 reviews
381 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

We drove past and had to turn around to go back. The memorial with the bridge behind was stunning. A great tribute to those that served. Almost a shame where it is as few seem to stop and pause and think of those who gave

Thank bryan61
Eureka, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My father is a WWII Veteran, and I a peacetime Vet. I don't think there could be a finer Memorial to honor both those who gave the "ultimate sacrifice", as well as for all military veterans. There are 5 inscribed Granite pedestals with wonderful quotes upon them, and these are surrounded by hundreds of paver bricks for peoples tributes to... More 

Thank Brian S
Ventura, California
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Well designed and respectfully created to bring anyone who visits a little closer to the memory of those who have served our country so bravely. This monument is well worth stopping by to enjoy a quiet moment of silence. As a veteran myself, God saw it fit to spare me from the ultimate sacrifice. These men and women served their... More 

Thank Curtis W
Coos Bay, Oregon
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a beautifully designed memorial in a fantastic place. The bridge, bay and dunes add to the dignity of the site. When the tide is out, the flats teem with sea birds. It is a place of peace to stop after driving, especially if it has been a long trip.

Thank MaryellenGriffies
Larkspur, Colorado
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370 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

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.

Thank Oceandweller7
Roseburg, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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

Thank Jim E
Eugene, Oregon
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
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.

Thank Steve G
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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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