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Iwo Jima in backyard

Try to get here either at dawn, or dusk. There’s an eternal flame; and plenty of parking. It’s an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Newington, Connecticut
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A Tremendous Tribute to our Veterans

I've driven by the signs to this Memorial for years, and finally took the time to stop and pay my... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
gary X
Finger Lakes, New York
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Ella Grasso Blvd., Exit 29 off of Route 9, Newington, CT 06111
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Try to get here either at dawn, or dusk. There’s an eternal flame; and plenty of parking. It’s an easy off and on to the Route 9 connector just past CCSU

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

I've driven by the signs to this Memorial for years, and finally took the time to stop and pay my respects. On a chilly but bright and sunny afternoon, I stood and read the names inscribed on the monuments. What a tribute to those who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gary X
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Memorial is a touching tribute. This can be a good learning experience for families, or a place to come for a little mindfulness for yoursel, to reflect, to honor and to appreciate those who have given so much for all of us. This Memorial...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chris_from_CT
Reviewed 3 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RamonaL34
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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank markrS9301NT
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank johnpR668SG
Reviewed 4 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank elaine499
Reviewed 12 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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank bcorr2014
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Susan T
Reviewed 11 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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank John K
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