Where is Korean War Veterans Memorial?
The Korean War Veterans Memorial is a group of sculptures in Washington D.C., erected in 1995 to honor veterans of the Korean War. It is located in West Potomac Park southeast of the Lincoln Memorial and south of the Reflecting Pool of the National Mall.
Design and construction
The memorial was approved by the United States Congress on October 28, 1986, by Public law 99-572. The Korean War Veterans Memorial Advisory Board and the American Battle Monuments Commission were responsible for the design and construction. President George H. W. Bush laid the groundwork for the monument on June 14, 1992, Flag Day. It was opened on July 27, 1995, the 42nd anniversary of the armistice, by President Bill Clinton and Kim Young-sam, president of South Korea, and dedicated to the men and women who served during the war. The management of the memorial was entrusted to the National Mall and Memorial Parks Department of the National Park Service. The memorial was added to the National Register of Historic Places on the day of its dedication.
Artists: Louis Nelson, Frank Gaylord
Address: 900 Ohio Dr SW, Washington, DC 20024
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Established: July 27, 1995
Architecture firm: Cooper-Lecky Partnership
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