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Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary

Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport, OR
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Makes you think.......

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

Reviewed 24 April 2017
spokane, wa

this is a sheltered memorial near Yaquina Bay To ask me to rate a memorial is like asking to rate... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Depoe Bay, Oregon
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Monument located in Yaquina Bay State Park that memorializes mariners who lost their lives at sea.
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Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport, OR
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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

Thank TellUlikeiseeit
Reviewed 20 January 2016

While visiting the park during a rain storm, my wife and I sought shelter in the sanctuary. How fitting it was to be reminded of those who couldn't reach sanctuary during storms at sea. This would be a nice place to have memorial services and...More

1  Thank Eugene F
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Happened upon this Memorial as I was walking through the state park. It is a very nice building, chapel like, to remember the fishermen who have lost their lives at sea.

1  Thank ginnywymore
Reviewed 4 October 2015

An honor to all of the fishermen who have given their lives to feed all of us and their families. Worth a stop.

Thank LucydeBoxer
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

We were taking our morning walk and came upon the memorial. Inside there are wooden benches with plaques with names of some of the fisherman lost at sea. There is a large black stone memorial with a list of names of fisherman who lost their...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This is a moving experience to see this memorial to local fishermen who gave their lives to do what they loved. While television programs like "Deadliest Catch" show the excitement of the fishing industry, this memorial reminds us of how dangerous it really us and...More

1  Thank Michael T
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