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Experience History at War Memorials in Albany, NY

The City of Albany is home to several war memorials that honor those who served our country. Discover history at the World War II Memorial, the New York State Korean War Veterans Memorial, the New York State Vietnam Memorial, and more.

The New York State Purple Heart Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Purple Heart Memorial, located on Madison Avenue, honors New Yorkers who have been awarded the Purple Heart, the oldest military decoration in the world currently in use.
New York State Vietnam Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Vietnam Memorial commemorates the military service of NYS residents who served our country between 1961 and 1975 in Southeast Asia. The memorial was the first such state effort in the nation, dedicated in 1984.
World War II Memorial
Albany, NY
The World War II Memorial is located next to the New York State Museum and honors those who served our country during World War II. Curved granite copings encircle the right half of a pool and are inscribed with dates, places and battles.
New York State Women Veterans Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Women Veterans Memorial honors women in the military over the past 200 years. Dedicated in 1998, it serves as an educational item to inform the public of the role women have played in the armed forces.
New York State Korean War Veterans Memorial
Albany, NY
The New York State Korean War Veterans Memorial is located in the Empire State Plaza's Memorial Park along Madison Avenue. The memorial honors the 482,000 New Yorkers who served our nation during the Korean War.