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If you can get out to the memorial, I would recommend that everyone should pay their respects to those who lost their lives during Hurricane Katrina. We took the Canal St, streetcar and it took about 40 mins.
It’s hard to think what this city went through with hurricane Katrina. No better way to honour those who lost their lives and for the massive impact it had on their lives. It’s a must visit and can be included with many city tours.
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
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
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
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