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Nice History Lesson in a Park Setting

We enjoyed this walking path with an engraved timeline of important military, political and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
SkipperBill2
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Belvidere, Illinois
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Great Memorial

This memorial would be of interest to anyone who is interested in the history of the United States... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
kfgaiser
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Community Veterans Memorial is a 6.5 acre park featuring bronze and granite sculptures, and life-size monuments to depict the major military conflicts that shaped the 20th Century. The memorial imparts a reflective and provocative vision for peace...more
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9710 Calumet Avenue, Munster, IN 46321
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this walking path with an engraved timeline of important military, political and historic events that impacted the United States. This park is best for when you have the time to read the timeline.

Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This memorial would be of interest to anyone who is interested in the history of the United States. It provides a time line along with information about the wars. There is a lot of reading, so take your time and enjoy the walk.

Thank kfgaiser
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

A very peaceful place honoring veterans from WW1&2, Korean & Vietnam wars. As you walk, the plaques tell the stories, while the bricks at your feet name the veterans who served, and in some cases, gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Thank estreetlady2
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The memorial is a beautiful display and marvel in Munster. You really appreciate the tribute to the veterans. Great park to walk in is a great plus.

Thank titog1973
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is one of the few war memorials that not only honors veterans from all conflicts but provides a time line of other historical events. As you follow the path the years are noted on bricks with different events from that year highlighted on other...More

Thank charlesc285
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Beautifully designed, very moving and a wonderful tribute to our veterans. Worth a visit and so glad Munster has this amazing place.

Thank BlueBeardieMom
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It's a beautiful place to visit and take a walk. The grounds are filled with flowers and all type of memorials. You won't be disappointed.

Thank justy77
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Walking through the exhibit with my daughter was moving and heart wrenching. A must see. Sitting at each exhibit, reading the information, imagining the time and place and what the soldiers endured... filled my heart with sadness and respect.

Thank Roxy V
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is an excellent experience. It's bigger than we expected. We took some friends there from Florida and they were very impressed. Took me back to my tour in Viet Nam.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This should be visited by every veteran who passes through Northwest Indiana, preferably with family/friends as it can be overwhelming. A forgone conclusion is a visit to VFW Post 6448 in Dyer or American Legion Post 697 in Lansing but we managed to try a...More

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