Navy Memorial - Northwoods Sailors - Duluth, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron
N 46° 46.802 W 092° 05.503
15T E 569335 N 5181120
Quick Description: Navy memorial located at Canal Park, Duluth, MN
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2010 11:07:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM8Z5R
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Anchor and bronze plaque memorial to the brave men and women of the United States Navy. The memorial is located in Canal Park which is Duluth, Minnesota's waterfront area. Located in the park is the Lake Superior Maritime Marine Museum, dedicated tugboat, aerial lift bridge, lighthouses, pier so the public can watch ships enter and leave the Port of Duluth, lots of benches, nautical memorials, vendors, boardwalk, sculptures and lots of seagulls.

The plaque is bronze and is headed by the isignias of the Department of the Navy, United States of America and Navy Operational Support Center, Duluth, MN
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: Men and Women of the United States Navy

Marker Text:
May all who pass this memorial recognize the brave men and women who have served in the United States Navy. This memorial stands in tribute to their honorable service that has changed the course of human events. Serving in Duluth since 1898, their patriotism and sacrifice have preserved the freedom of the high seas and made this port what it is today. On every continent and ocean, Northwoods sailors have proudly promoted peace and security so the world would be a better place for our children. Fair winds and following seas. Commander Erik Isaacson, Navy Disestablishment Ceremony


Who Put it Here?: Navy Operational Support Center, Duluth, MN

Description of Memorial:
Located in Canal Park, a must see place for all tourists in Duluth, it is the entryway to the Port of Duluth and the public can watch ships enter and leave the port, benches, museum and other points of interest. Located on Lake Superior


Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Date of dedication: Not listed

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