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This statue is amazing! We took pictures with her. It is right on the boardwalk. Who ever did this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fincastle Virginia
Interesting historical monument

An impressive statue along the Virginia Beach boardwalk. Be sure to read the plaque located a few... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This statue is amazing! We took pictures with her. It is right on the boardwalk. Who ever did this staute did a fabolous job on it. You can tell a lot of detail was put into it.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

An impressive statue along the Virginia Beach boardwalk. Be sure to read the plaque located a few steps from the statue. It provides the history of the shipwrecked Dictator and the story of how the memorial came to be many years later, along with the...More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The Virginia Beach boardwalk has some interesting things to look at while enjoying a walk, and this is one of them. This statue commemorated a ship wreck and lives lost from an accident back in the 1800's.

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 29 May 2018

A lovely statue standing on a granite base on the west side of the boardwalk facing the sea. The statue was sent by the people of Moss, Norway to commemorate the wreck of the ship "Dictator' on March 27, 1891. The bronze plaque on the...More

Thank Zeke T
Reviewed 12 May 2018

this statue, is a must see, great for pictures, easy to find. Great piece of history. Kids will enjoy

Thank bellabrasillian
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Great Statue, FREE to view on the VA Boardwalk-one of the many spots to take in, while enjoying a walk. Don't forget your camera.

Thank I2783CElindah
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Interesting monument statue of a lady dedicated to the rescue of Norway sailors on a sinking ship off virginia beach that is looking out across the sea to Norway.

Thank 1va-gentleman
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This statue was a gift from Norway and a similar statue sits in Moss, Norway. It is to commemorate a Norwegian ship that sank off the coast and part of the crew was rescued but not the captain’s wife or son. This statue watches over...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This statue tells a sad story of a Norweigan shipwreck in the 1890s. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it, But, If passing by stop and enjoy it

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

What a story. Take time to read the story why it’s here. It is very touching story. I didn’t know this story at all. It has a lot meaning to this area

Thank Matt P
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