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Address: Greenbrier Street, Charleston, WV
Activities: Hiking
Description: Site where sculptor Joe Mullins' work is displayed.

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Veterans Memorial is behind the Capitol

This is a nice place to go around but don't follow de map on trip advisor to get there this is totally wrong. I tried to follow the gps on the apps and I ended on the country side... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place to go around but don't follow de map on trip advisor to get there this is totally wrong. I tried to follow the gps on the apps and I ended on the country side of Charleston. This is behind the estate Capitol. Downtown.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Location is in center city close to capital area. Beautiful structure. it is under a small renovation right now but this does not impede your visit.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The Veterans Memorial is beautiful! We visited during the day, but it looks as though there are lights that shine on the statues at night. Definitely worth the stop while at the Capitol.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It's a powerful experience to see so many names of fallen soldiers engraved in the marble of this monument. During my visit, the monument was being renovated--and the orange power cords, ladders and empty pools definitely took away from my experience. There are a few free, non-metered parking spots very close to the space for visitors of the monument. Otherwise... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Nicely done Memorial for multiple wars, It was being renovated when I was there - If you are near by check it out.

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Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best memorials I have seen. And who would have expected it in WV. If you are in the area this is a must see. WV is unique- I sincerely hope they revive tourism in this state.

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Fairview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Located close to the WV State Capital this memorial is very well done. It's like a history capsule of WV's contributions to America's continuing struggle for Freedom. The details on the statutes are exceptional.

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Holts Summit, Missouri
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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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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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Address: Greenbrier Street, Charleston, WV
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston

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