North Hollywood, California: Portal of the Folded Wings, Space Shuttle Memorial
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park
- 10621 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, CA
- Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park. Victory Blvd to Cahuenga Blvd and cemetery entrance. The Memorial is on the northeast side of the cemetery, where the old entrance gate was, at the now dead-end of W. Valhalla Drive.
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A memorial to Sky Kings, but especially the crews of the two Space Shuttle disasters. One side of the detailed replica is the Challenger and the other side is the Columbia. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/30/2012]
Visitor Tips and News About Portal of the Folded Wings, Space Shuttle Memorial
Aviation museum part only opens 1 day a month -- call for current schedule. Park at front for a nice but long walk and view of large fountain or drive right up to the shuttle. The architecture is a real star of this stop -- it's like something out of Europe.[Junkyard Sam, 06/28/2012]
Space Shuttle model memorializes both shuttle tragedies. One side for Challenger and the other for Columbia.
Portal of the Folded Wing is the tomb and memorial of aviation pioneers, including Charlie Taylor, who was the mechanic that built the engine for the Wright bros. plane that flew at Kittyhawk.[Konrad R Summers, 09/26/2009]
Impressive -- we saw it this summer.