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Winters Leadership Memorial at Veterans' Plaza

229 Railroad Ave, Ephrata, PA 17522-2327
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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
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Great place to walk

We love walking here, especially in the evening, since it's a lighted trail. Not too difficult and... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Joanna L
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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229 Railroad Ave, Ephrata, PA 17522-2327
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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

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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.

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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
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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.

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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

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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
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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

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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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Reviewed 29 August 2016

So proud to have such a beautiful rail trail in our community anchored by Ephrata's own Major Dick Winters. Winters exemplifies Leadership and continues to inspire all who visit this quaint memorial. Especially enjoy it the evening of Veteran's Day, as the trail is lined...More

Thank Dave G
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