Memorial Day is the day in which we as Americans unite together in remembering the fallen heroes in our military.
And in honor of the holiday, here are six War Memorials in the U.S. that you can visit with your family.
- Tomb of the Unknowns
- Located within the Arlington National Cemetary in Arlington, VA, this memorial is dedicated to American heroes who died without their remains ever being identified.
- USS Arizona Memorial
- This monument is in memorium of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The USS Arizona is located at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii and marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and Marines killed.
- Korean War Veterans National Memorial
- One of the many memorials and monuments in Washington, D.C., the Koran War Veterans National Memorial is in memorium of all those who served in the Korean War.
- Liberty Memorial
- The Liberty Memorial can be found at the World War I Memorial and Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. This statue honors those who served in World War I.
- National World War II Museum
- In the heard of downtown New Orleans on Magazine Street is the National World War II Museum. Previously named the D-Day Museum, this museum is portrays the story and tells the history of the impact of World War II.
- National Memorial Arch
- Located in Pennsylvania, the National Memorial Arch is dedicated “to the officers and private soldiers of the Continental Army December 19, 1777 June 19, 1778.”
May we remember all those who have served our country this weekend and keep in our minds all those we have lost. God Bless America!