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Iwo Jima Survivors Memorial Park

Ella Grasso Blvd., Exit 29 off of Route 9, Newington, CT 06111
+1 860-291-9666
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Fitting hero’s tribute

The Iwo Jima Survivors Memorial Park is a peaceful place to reflect on the sacrifices these brave... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
RamonaL34
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Taking the time to thank the men who paid the ultimate price for our freedom

I must have driven past this monument a hundred times. But I took the time to pull into the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
markrS9301NT
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Berlin, United States
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Ella Grasso Blvd., Exit 29 off of Route 9, Newington, CT 06111
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Iwo Jima Survivors Memorial Park is a peaceful place to reflect on the sacrifices these brave service members made for us and how great it is to be an American. I went during the day and it was nice. I was looking through the...More

Thank RamonaL34
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I must have driven past this monument a hundred times. But I took the time to pull into the parking lot and it was a very humbling experience. I was surrounded by flags as I walked up to the memorial looking at the flame burning....More

Thank markrS9301NT
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Reviewing a memorial is new for me but I have been stopping in this area for years to say a quick prayer and a thank you to our vets and those who gave their lives for our America. Bring your children here at least once...More

Thank John P
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Although very close to highways, it seemed like a little world of it's own. Very quiet. Lovely sculpture. Very touching. Shady spots to sit and think. Great spot for meditation on what the people before us went through. Enormous courage and bravery. Also, the grounds...More

Thank elaine499
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a heartfelt memorial to the American soldiers and sailors who died there, by those who survived. It is a quiet place for reflection and thoughts of valor and is appropriate at any time of the year. There is the familiar flag raising statue...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Easy access off the Highway to this beautiful well kept memorial!Small park and handicap accessible.

Thank Susan T
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a deeply felt tribute to the Marines who struggled and sacrificed to take Iwo Jima. The claim that "Uncommon valor was a common virtue" resonates throughout this site. The list of men from Connecticut alone who fought and died there is staggering and...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

this is a memorial to the fallen on iowa jima and is a reproduction of part of the memorial in dc and it has an eternal flame too. it has enough space to feel the solitude and pray for those lost in the great conflict

Thank plott
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is a simply and emotional monument that can help explain the die-heart sacrifice during wwII. Please respect the seriousness and atmosphere, good to be prepared with an authentic account of history.

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

As a former Marine I think it is great to have this Memorial located within a few miles from my home. It is very well maintained, touching tribute our Iwo Jima survivors. - Semper FI

1  Thank BadApple64
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