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Patriots and Heroes Park

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Williamsville, New York

Funded by Russell Salvatore, who owns the steakhouse across the street. Patriots and Heroes Park features a miniature Golden Gate Bridge chopped in half, a Statue of Liberty, an Empire State Building, and a Niagara Falls, as well as a replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a statue of the Archangel Michael, a tribute to The Battle of the Bulge (complete with a realistic Nazi tank), a memorial to the victims of Flight 3407, and a reproduction of the flag-raising on the ruins of the World Trade Center.

Salvatore has said that he's not afraid to die because he's been granted permission to be buried among his many monuments.

Patriots and Heroes Park

Address:
Transit Rd, Williamsville, NY
Directions:
I-90 exit 49. Drive north on Hwy 78/Transit Rd for one block. You'll see the park on the right, beneath a giant American flag.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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