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Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary

Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport, OR
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Heartfelt Memorial

This place is a tribute to all those who lost their lives at sea. Personal effects, photographs... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Boise, Idaho
Simple, respectful, and tastfula

Nice tribute to those who have lost their lives as fishermen in the area. Tasteful and touching... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Sunnyvale, CA
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Monument located in Yaquina Bay State Park that memorializes mariners who lost their lives at sea.
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  • Very good41%
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Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport, OR
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This place is a tribute to all those who lost their lives at sea. Personal effects, photographs and artifacts are placed here and the place is revered. Brings home the heartfelt emotions for those that have lost loved ones to the sea.

Thank richardmJ5084ZK
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice tribute to those who have lost their lives as fishermen in the area. Tasteful and touching. Worth a short visit to pay your respects and remember that so many are affected by someones death.

Thank ECL
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A fitting tribute to those in the fishing industry who have lost their lives. With recent deaths it truly is an active memorial.

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I've been to the park before, but don't think I'd ever been in this memorial building. It is sad to read of the lives lost, but a nice tribute to them. I'd agree that it is a bit strange to rate a memorial, but I...More

Thank darcforest
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I asked what was the point of a surfing monument because surfers died in sport. Here in a coastal town, fishermen are people who do a valuable service for their community and so a tribute is necessary for them. This one happens to be nicely...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nice place to visit and read about the lives that have been lost at sea. Family/friends have left notes and momentos that are interesting to read.

Thank quail4you
Reviewed 9 March 2017

this is a sheltered memorial near Yaquina Bay To ask me to rate a memorial is like asking to rate whether the graves in a cemetery were properly aligned

Thank thanxcdc
Reviewed 30 January 2017

a very simple and sincere memorial to local fishermen, I was moved and thought deeply (for me) about the reality of the impact on the small coastal city

Thank iberichieg
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I stumbled upon this memorial while walking through the park. It was touching and caused me to reflect on the danger faced by those who are in the fishing industry. It was humbling to read the names and see the photos of the fishermen.

Thank lighthouse_lover_111
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Interesting to view, if you are into that kind of thing. Mostly this place is awesome because of its location to Nye Beach and just about everything is within walking distance. There is a great park and the preforming arts center across the street, a...More

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