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West Virginia Veterans Memorial

Greenbrier Street, Charleston, WV
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Ranked #7 of 32 attractions in Charleston
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Activities: Hiking
Description: Site where sculptor Joe Mullins' work is displayed.
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Holts Summit, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Tasteful presentation in recognition and remembrance of our fallen soldiers from many wars. Easy to access in Capitol grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

This memorial was very well thought out and instills a sense of pride when you walk through and read the names listed on the walls. I highly recommend stopping in and seeing this sight.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

West Virginia did it right when they decided to honor their veterans!. The memorial is impressive from every angle and pays tribute to all the West Virginians who have served and especially to those who died. The memorial is located on the State Capitol grounds near the WV Cultural Center.

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Berea, Kentucky
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76 reviews 76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I grew up just outside DC and now live in Kentucky. I would expect to see the type of memorial that West Virginia has as something that might be in D.C. (just on a little grander scale). I did not expect to see something like it in West Virginia. Kentucky has some nice memorials too, but nothing like this that... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We were passing through Charleston and decided to stop to show our kids the capitol building. Pleasantly surprised to see the West Virginia Veterans Memorial. What an outstanding tribute to those who fought for our freedom! The statues representing the different wars had great detail and the names of those who died on the memorial reminds us of how many... More

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Hurricane, West Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Beautiful memorial! Stopped here for a brief moment after my son's eye appointment to let him see it. He absolutely loved it! I can't wait to return with the rest of my children!

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

I visited this while on the grounds of the state capitol. It lists every veteran from West Virginia to die in the wars since World War I. Very beautiful.

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South Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

The monument, found on the state capitol grounds, recognizes each conflict our military has served, one in which we find that a large percentage of WV soldiers have taken part to defend and protect our country. There is a statue representing each branch of the military, and most recently, a female soldier has been added to the complex so that... More

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Burkburnett, Texas
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Monument with representation of military from major conflicts. Names of the fallen inscribed on memorial.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

This is a nice monument that show respect to our veterns for their serving in the service. I recommend this to anyone that served or did not serve to show your appreciation to our Vets.

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