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Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans' Plaza

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Tribute to an amazing man who helped this country and many of his fellow soldiers.

As a prior infantrymen this man was the epitome of a true American hero. It is a beautiful walk... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
A real deal American hero

I read Band of Brothers then saw the mini series of the same name many years ago. When we learned... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Michael P
Williamsburg, Virginia
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229 Railroad Ave, Ephrata, PA 17522-2327
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

As a prior infantrymen this man was the epitome of a true American hero. It is a beautiful walk from downtown Ephrata. I would highly recommend taking the time to walk down or reading the leadership principles tried-and-true.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

I read Band of Brothers then saw the mini series of the same name many years ago. When we learned that Dick Winters was buried in Ephrata, and there was a memorial there featuring him we just had to visit. He is buried at a...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We love walking here, especially in the evening, since it's a lighted trail. Not too difficult and you see lots of bikers and walkers.

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It is amazing that Mr. Winters is from my little town. Check it out if in the area! After enjoying the Band of Brothers show it is great to find that Mr. Winters is from Ephrata PA.

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

I have read Band of Brothers, and Beyond Band of Brothers and just had to see the area this great man came from and pay my respect. Since my son lives in Thorndale and i was up visiting i asked if we could visit this...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Winters Leadership Memorial is a beautiful landmark in Ephrata, set along a fantastic, tree-lined rail trail. It's a lovely tribute to Major Dick Winters and all veterans who are honored there.

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Nice historic landmark for a local veteran. It would of been nice if he was there for the unveiling. This marks the start of the trail, there are toilets thrown all around the trail with benches and trash cans. Long and is a good walk...More

Thank Picklebutter17
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Beautiful walking trail that encompasses a few war memorials along the way. Everyone was friendly walking their dogs, or jogging.

Thank Nee966
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This statue commemorating Major Dick Winters, who led the famous Band of Brothers in WWII, is located just off State Street in Ephrata. Go north on State Street, turn right at the light onto Fulton St., then the first right onto Railroad Ave. Park in...More

Thank GoldieRN
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Tasteful and moving war veteran memorial in Ephrata PA...giving honor to a humble local citizen who gained worldwide attention.

Thank Deon R
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