Bedford, Virginia: National D-Day Memorial
- 816 Burks Hill Rd, Bedford, VA
- South of Bedford, at the intersection of Hwys 460 and 122. You pay at the Bedford Welcome Center, then are shuttled to the Memorial.
- Daily 10-5. Invasion pool drained Jan-mid-March. (Call to verify)
- Adults $8.
- RA Rates:
- Worth a Detour
Private memorial to the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Statues, symbolism, but not much shade. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/02/2013]
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Memorial to the Allied landing in Normandy, France in 1944.[Ashley, 09/13/2009]
Bedford, VA lost more men per capita on D-Day than any other American city. The sprawling memorial has many notable features, including a stylized landing craft, beachhead, and fountains simulating enemy fire; a sculpture of soldiers scaling a cliff; and a Necrology Wall listing the honored dead.