Farmington, New Mexico: Revolving Globe of Military Service

An etched marble sphere about four feet in diameter slowly rotates on a film of water to reveal the continents of the world, marked to show where U.S. soldiers have served their country.

Address:
River Rd, Farmington, NM
Directions:
From E. Main St., turn south at the McDonald's onto S. Tucker Ave. Drive south until the street veers right and becomes River Rd. Follow to the parking lot, then walk back along the River Walk until you reach the monument.
Hours:
Park closes at sunset. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Revolving Globe of Military Service

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Rotating Globe of Military Service.

Revolving Globe of Military Service

Located in Farmington New Mexico's All Veterans Memorial Park is a revolving marble globe. The globe is an etched marble sphere about four feet in diameter. The amazing part is that the globe appears suspended by a small fountain of water flowing from its base. It slowly revolves to reveal the major countries/continents of the world, marked to show where U.S. service men and women have served their country.

Located along the banks of the Animas River, the All Veterans Memorial Park alone is worth the visit. The park recognizes the contributions of all American veterans - past, present, and future. From the Revolutionary War until the present, this park pays tribute to men and women who served to preserve the freedoms of our Nation.

[Daniel Barber, 06/17/2009]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Muffler Man - Sunny the Big ManMuffler Man - Sunny the Big Man, Farmington, NM - 2 mi.
Kokopelli Cave - Sleep in a CaveKokopelli Cave - Sleep in a Cave, Farmington, NM - 4 mi.
Skewered Car On a PoleSkewered Car On a Pole, Aztec, NM - 12 mi.
In the region:
Giant Cow, Cortez, CO - 48 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Save Cool Vacation Destinations! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

New Mexico Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Ciderville, Powell, Tennessee (Jun 7-13, 2021)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now

 

Favorite Quirky City Sights