memorial park

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Forest Lawn in Glendale, California, is the memorial park that serves as the final resting place for many of Hollywood's greatest.

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In 1921, the battle site was preserved as a memorial park and in 1973 was designated as National Historic Landmark. Vincent Crampton, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Explore Florida's Sumter County: The massacre that sparked a war," 6 May 2018 Kruse is proud of his little town, with its memorial park on Main Street, its tiny museum and its small-town, homey atmosphere. Michael Sangiacomo, cleveland.com, "Ohio Tiny Towns: Last living Johnny Appleseed tree is pride of Savannah (photos)," 6 May 2018 Last year, a Long Island beach town dedicated a memorial park to the memory of 9/11 victims. Jennifer Brett, ajc, "FBI director Christopher Wray speaks at agent’s funeral in North Fulton," 2 June 2018 The statue was dedicated Saturday at a state memorial park that was established in a canyon in mountains near Yarnell. BostonGlobe.com, "Statue unveiled honoring firefighters killed in Arizona fire," 22 Apr. 2018 Across the street from the Hensels, Carolyn Gray, 75, often looks out the second-floor window of her reconstructed home at the bare spot where a memorial park will go in. Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle, "San Bruno blast neighborhood’s message to Wine Country: It’s a long recovery," 4 Feb. 2018 Alkire also won a grant to put a memorial on top and a memorial park near the road down below, where visitors who can't climb look up at it. Author: Charles Wohlforth | Opinion, Anchorage Daily News, "How a mountaintop in Alaska helped close the book on an atrocity in Iraq," 25 Feb. 2018 Hruby said the memorial park has not been designed yet and its precise location hasn't been determined. Bob Sandrick, cleveland.com, "Former Veterans Affairs hospital in Brecksville to be listed on National Register of Historic Places," 11 Feb. 2018 Another is in helping create, with other survivors, the memorial park that is sprouting across the street from Gray’s house. Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle, "San Bruno blast neighborhood’s message to Wine Country: It’s a long recovery," 4 Feb. 2018

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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