Murrieta, California: Murrieta Veterans Memorial

2010 granite Armed Forces obelisk with inlaid American flag, POW-MIA empty chair, and memorial walls for 20th century wars. World War II features a laser-etched collage of historic photos, from sneak attacked Pearl Harbor to atomic bomber Enola Gay.
Address:
Eight Town Square, Murrieta, CA
Directions:
Town Square, Kalmia St. and Jefferson Ave.
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POW-MIA table and chair.

Murrieta Veterans Memorial

The Veterans Memorial in Town Square Park is still a work in progress. It was a moving experience and worth stopping to see and reflect.

[Martha, 10/12/2018]

The memorial tributes include an empty POW/MIA chair at a table setting.

Murrieta Veterans Memorial.

Murrieta Veterans Memorial

No signs or flag pole directing you to the location of the memorial on grass field. Just look for V Shaped Walls. Road access was blocked off on two ends by barrier gate and only accessible by foot, bicycle and motorcycle. No sidewalk and square curb along street. making it challenging for handicapped.

The memorial is not complete yet. Memorials for the Revolutionary War, Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom have not been erected yet. No water fountain or benches yet. Two porta-johns are located across the roadway.

[Joe Kleinsmith, 05/06/2018]

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