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Korean War Veterans Memorial

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The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in Washington, D.C.'s West Potomac Park, southeast of the Lincoln Memorial and just south of the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall. It memorializes those who served in the Korean War.

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https://www.nps.gov/kowa/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War_Veterans_Memorial The Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in Washington, D.C.'s West Potomac Park, southeast of the Lincoln Memorial and just south of the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall. It memorializes those who served in the Korean War. At the Korean War Veterans Memorial, "Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met." GPS Coordinates: 38.887778, -77.047660 Address: 10 Daniel French Dr, SW, Washington, D.C. Nearest Intersection: Independence Ave. & Daniel Chester French Dr. SW Dawn Breaks into the future Dawn Picture of the statues within the memorial Sun Rises over the statues of the Memorial Korean War Veterans Memorial The American flag is centered in the backgrounds between two walkways. Korean War Veterans Memorial in the summer Korean War Veterans Memorial Statues of servicemen from the Korean War with fall foliage in the background The Korean War Veterans Memorial with fall foliage Wall of Faces Faces of soldiers are etched onto a black granite wall The Wall of Faces remembers soldiers that fought during the Korean War. Freedom Is Not Free Nineteen stainless steel statues reflect on a black granite wall The nineteen statues reflect on the black granite wall creating an illusion of thirty-eight soldiers. The number thirty-eight represents the 38th parallel latitude where the Korean borders are located. National Mall and Memorial Parks - 2018 Partnership Report Our generous partners and volunteers provided more than $34 million in philanthropic contributions in 2018 helping us fund preservation projects, programs, commemorations, and celebrations. Aerial photo of the Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool National Park Getaway: National Mall & Memorial Parks National Mall and Memorial Parks is a diverse national park with distinctive sites that excite and enchant visitors while they learn the history of our nation. Begin your journey through “America’s Front Yard,” home to some of the nation's more iconic memorials located in the heart of the nation's capital. Cherry blossoms framing the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in the distance June: A Month of Milestones The times are a changin’, and there’s no better time to honor those moments of change than in June. Over the course of America’s history, the month of June is filled with cultural changes, and some seasonal ones too. So just before the season changes and summer begins, take some time to visit these parks that commemorate extraordinary moments. Painting of suffragist on a horse Memorial Day - Over 150 Years of Remembrance When did the first Memorial Day happen? The answer is a lot more complicated than you think! Black and white image, in memoriam is on a sign on top of American Flag buntings on a bandstand. Memorials for the Future Memorials for the Future, is a competition that aims to rethink the way we develop and experience memorials in Washington, D.C. Memorials for the Future Logo National Mall and Memorial Parks - 2019 Partnership Report Our generous partners and volunteers provided more than $34 million in philanthropic contributions in 2018 helping us fund preservation projects, programs, commemorations, and celebrations. Aerial photo of the Washington Monument and Reflecting Pool Explore DC’s national parks with a new, free app Navigate to popular destinations, get up-to-date information and discover lesser-known parks. With nearly 800 points of interest, the app includes the National Mall, President's Park, Rock Creek Park, Anacostia Park, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Wolf Trap, Arlington House, Theodore Roosevelt Island, Frederick Douglass NHS, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS, Carter G. Woodson NHS, and hundreds more. National Park Service logo with Washington Monument and other memorials. Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance The National Park Service and the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation are building a Wall of Remembrance and and completing an overall rehabilitation of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. Rendering of Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance at night Plan Like a Park Ranger: Top 10 Tips for Visiting the National Mall Memorial Day weekend usually marks the beginning of the summer travel season. Across the country, friends, families, and individuals will head out to enjoy adventures and make memories. Of course, national parks - including the National Mall - are popular destinations. To help you #PlanLikeAParkRanger, we're offering our Top 10 tips to help you on your next National Mall visit. Text reading President-Elect Eisenhower's Trip to Korea In December 1952, President-Elect Dwight D. Eisenhower visited Korea to seek answers to a years long conflict. Eisenhower's trip fueled his desire to bring an end to fighting on the Korean Peninsula. Explore this story of how a president-elect, who happened to be a former 5 star general, sought peace in a time of conflict. A black and white image of President-Elect Eisenhower walking outdoors in a snowy scene in Korea "A Splendid Young Soldier": Cpl. James Murray, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the Korean War A President-elect and a Corporal sit down together for lunch in the cold wintry mountains of Korea. Five days later, one is killed in action, and the other left wondering what he can do to prevent more deaths in an already far too costly war. A black and white image showing several men standin together wearing heavy coats NAMA Notebook: Memorial Day Looking for end-of-year projects that use a multidisciplinary approach? Here are some ideas to incorporate the history and symbolism of Memorial Day using sites and stories from the National Mall. Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall with five wreaths in front, row of flags above Connections to Korea: The "Forgotten War" in the Eisenhower Home The Korean War was one of the defining events of Dwight Eisenhower's presidency. Learn about the multiple ways that conflict and time period are represented through this look at the items on display inside the historic Eisenhower home. A color image of a black coffee table with Korean inscriptions on it

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