World War II Memorial Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park Tennessee
The World War II Memorial at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Tennessee features and 18,000 pound granite globe floating on 1/8 inch of water.
The World War II Memorial at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Tennessee captures the essence of this momentous time in history.
There's a large granite globe of the world floating on 1/8 inch of water that shows the countries of the world as they were at the time of the war. You can place your hands on the globe and with enough force slowly start to turn it where it gathers water and becomes slippery.
Surrounding the great globe are granite markers that...
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...take a snapshot in time with sandblasted photographs and give a brief history of big events that happened around that time including the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge.
If you happened to be in the area of the World War II Memorial, it's worth the time to stop by and read some of the stories and feel some of the history that this memorial commemorates.