The National D-Day Memorial, located in Bedford, VA, sustained the highest per capita D-Day losses in the nation. The nine acre memorial features an English garden, invasion tableau and victory arch symbolically recreating the D-Day journey from planning to battle to victory.
Visitors are asked to check-in and purchase tickets at the foot of the Memorial at the Bedford Area Welcome Center. Walking tours ($2.00 per person) depart every hour beginning at 10:30am with the last tour departing at 3:30pm. Please arrive to the Welcome Center twenty minutes before the scheduled tour time.
Call (540)587-3619 for information. Group rates available.
As twilight deepens and obscures the Blue Ridge, the Memorial will honor the 4,413 men killed on D-Day. Arranged throughout Elmon T. Gray Plaza,… View Details