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Hurricane Katrina Memorial

5056 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-5835
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3 Jul 2018
“Worth a visit!”
15 Apr 2018
“Enlightening”
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5056 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119-5835
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

This memorial is definitely worth a visit! It's amazing what this city went through and it's doing better than ever!

Thank randywood888
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A place that everyone should visit in remembrance of the lives lost. We decided to visit while in town but also visited the surrounding cemeteries as well.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

My husband and I visited the memorial as part of a cemetery tour. It left both of us inspired by how the city was able to recover from the horror of Katrina and find a way to honor the lost lives and the 80 unclaimed...More

Thank VerDix23
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We stopped by and visited the Katrina Memorial as part of a night tour and thought it was just an amazing way to honor not only the lives lost but also those who were never claimed. Loved it!

Thank sherrydk_2000
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

I am not sure I'd make a special trip unless visiting City Park or another of the nearby cemeteries. But it was a nice part of our Katrina tour and a place fro quiet reflection as to what happened. Ironically, the original dedication was interrupted...More

1  Thank kgilbert78
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Tastefully done ! This is a very moving experience..calm, quiet ,informative, respectful, spell-binding. It allows you to see the inner horror this storm left upon the area.I have deep respect for this city to survive & rebuild.This memorial will give you an inside vision to...More

Thank SaundraPlover
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The devastation was felt from watching the movies and tv broadcasts at that time of the hurricane. 2,000,000 volunteers were there to help re built the homes of the people? The rehab is still on going even after 11 years. The attitude of the People...More

1  Thank peony09
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I lived through Katrina and helped gut houses for months in the aftermath, so it was bittersweet to visit this memorial. It's quite small and mainly dedicated to the deaths of those who are unknown and unclaimed. It was nice to take a moment and...More

1  Thank Celeste A
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Took the Canal St tram down to cemeteries stop (last stop) - the cemeteries here are free and much more beautiful than the St Louis 1 which I paid $20 USD to get in The memorial is tucked in to the left of the main...More

1  Thank Hiuy S
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Having some experience with hurricanes as I was growing up, I wasn't prepared (actually no one was) for Hurricane Katrina. The destruction was overwhelming. This memorial is for the unknown victims but, to me, it is for anyone to died because of this monster storm....More

Thank Charlene E
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