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Maryland World War II Memorial

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Address: Ritchie Highway (Md Rte 450), Annapolis, MD
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War Memorial with nice view of Severn River and USNA

This war memorial is located on a hill over looking the Severn River and the US Naval Academy between the northbound and south bound lanes of Rt. 450 just north of Annapolis... read more

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Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This war memorial is located on a hill over looking the Severn River and the US Naval Academy between the northbound and south bound lanes of Rt. 450 just north of Annapolis. There is a limited parking area.

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Toronto, Canada
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Unfortunately, the day we visited it was cloudy so we couldn't experience the view. I would imagine it would be quite beautiful. The memorial itself was well done. We took the time to read the signs around the edge providing historical information. I was a little surprised to see so many weeds in the beds around the memorial. I'm hoping... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

If it's a nice day and you are not in a hurry, I would recommend pulling off the road and spending a few minutes watching the boats sail by.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Worth a small side trip, the Maryland WW2 Memorial will remind you of the many veterans who sacrificed for our freedom. Of course, Annapolis is a Navy town, so the reminders of ALL the services who participated is a good thing. This is a 10-20 minute visit - worth the stop.

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The day view from this site is great, but the night view is stunning. Have a bite to eat at the Severn Inn and spend some time at the pier at sunset and then drive up to the Memorial and check out the incredible views and ambience.

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Odenton, Maryland
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373 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

There are several steps to get up to the memorial which probably makes it more difficult for our WWII veterans to come see it, but once there you are rewarded with a beautiful solemn memorial. It is inscribed with the names of 6,454 Marylanders who died in World War II It has views of the Naval Academy, Chesapeake Bay, and... More 

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London, Canada
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

We took an hour trolley tour around Annapolis and were able to see this memorial. It is very well done in a beautiful setting high enough to overlook the bay and Annapolis.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Very good memorial to see. At the top area, it also overlooks the United States Naval Academy. Beautiful site. Must be able to walk up several steps.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was the first place we visited in Annapolis. You can take a left directly into the monument from the highway. There is a small parking space just behind the monument. It was almost empty when we reached there in the afternoon. There is a viewpoint just above the monument and there are two pathways around the monument that take... More 

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Missouri City, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We found it by accident on our way to Cantlers. Cam back to take pictures of the Naval Academy. Very nice spot and nice tribute

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