Weed, California: Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

Large welded metal sculptures are humanoid abstractions, a monument to Vietnam and Korean War vets, but nods to all wars.

Address:
Us Hwy 97, Weed, CA
Directions:
North of Weed, Hwy 97, 1 mile south of Military Pass Rd, watch on west side for long unpaved turnout, entrance is in middle of turnout.
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Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

So moving! It's not only in memory of the Vietnam War, but also of the Korean War and war in general. Although the sculptures are in metal and somewhat abstract, each has an emotional impact, and I stand there crying or praying or just being moved by the poignancy of the sculptures. I've been there three times and will go again whenever I go to Mount Shasta.

[Beverly Terlep, 07/02/2021]

Entrance scultpure.

Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

Weed's Living Memorial Sculpture Garden has been updated, and includes a memorial wall.

[Wolfe, 09/07/2020]

POW memorial sculpture.

Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

This was a very wonderfully moving memorial. Will definitely be paying another visit.

[Kimberly Araiza, 08/26/2017]

Raising the flag.

Living Sculpture Memorial Garden

A very nice memorial, actually for all California verterans. A walkable and ADA accessible maze of free form sculptures. There are also some headstones worth pondering.

[L. Dillon, 08/03/2011]
Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

Just north of town on highway 97, up near Mt Shasta is the Living Memorial Sculpture Garden. A monument to Vietnam and Korean War vets. This place is quite isolated and especially nice when there is some snow on the ground.

[David Waite, 11/01/1998]

The large welded metal sculptures are humanoid abstractions. Remember, there is still nothing funny about the Viet Nam War. The garden is 1 mile south of Military Pass Rd on Hwy 97, north of Weed, watch on west side for long unpaved turnout, entrance is in middle of turnout.


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