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Fishermen's Memorial Sanctuary

Yaquina Bay State Park, Newport, OR
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Simple and Solemn

A fitting tribute to those in the fishing industry who have lost their lives. With recent deaths it... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Rebecca E
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Pocatello
Nice memorial to fishermen

I've been to the park before, but don't think I'd ever been in this memorial building. It is sad... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
darcforest
,
Berrien Springs, Michigan
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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 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 16 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 8 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 19 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
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