"Honouring Those Who Served During the Korean War"

Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington Overview

The Korean War Veterans Memorial honors the soldiers who fought during the Korean War of the 1950’s. The main components of the memorial include a mural wall, the column, a United Nations wall and a Pool of Remembrance. The design of the Mural Wall consists of two granite walls intersecting a circle at the end. It contains around 2500 images of the American service personnel photographed during the war, with these images being sandblasted into the granite.

The Korean War Veterans Memorial honors the soldiers who fought during the Korean War of the 1950’s. The main components of the memorial include a mural wall, the column, a United Nations wall and a Pool of Remembrance. The design of the Mural Wall consists of two granite walls intersecting a circle at the end. It contains around 2500 images of the American service personnel photographed during the war, with these images being sandblasted into the granite.

Sculptors: Frank Gaylord (The Column)
Louis Nelson (Mural Wall)
Built to commemorate: Soldiers who served during the Korean War
Timings: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Address: 900 Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024, United States
Fees: Free
Closest metro station: Foggy Bottom GWU Station

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