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Great reminder!

Behind those men who lost their lives was usually a family waiting for them to return home! Some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cowgirlmama56
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Women of courage

This is a very moving monument. A larger than life depiction of a fisherman’s wife looking out to... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
suewademan
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 November 2014

I traveled to Gloucester because my heart called me to go and see the Fishermen's Memorial, but only a few block away I found the Fishermen's Wives Memorial. It celebrates and acknowledges the wives and children that have spent their live waiting for the men...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Behind those men who lost their lives was usually a family waiting for them to return home! Some of the homes have widows walks on the top of the house so they could get up high to see out to sea and watch for their...More

Thank Cowgirlmama56
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This is a very moving monument. A larger than life depiction of a fisherman’s wife looking out to sea hoping her husband would come home safely after fishing for cod, on the treacherous Grand Banks There is only the statue in the middle of a...More

1  Thank suewademan
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Many locals walk here daily. It is a beautiful spot. There are park benches to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank SJ C
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely companion to the Fisherman's Memorial. Visually touching to see the wives and children watching their husbands and fathers go out to see and awaiting their safe return.

1  Thank 510conniel
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Take a walk on the Boulevard and enjoy all the views! Easy parking allows you to walk the Boulevard and listen to the Ocean.

1  Thank IM_Touringtheworld
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

It was sobering to see this after visiting the fisherman’s memorial as it is often forgotten who is left behind and with some 10000 fisherman that have died from this town it is quite devastating.

Thank 968ChrisS
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This monument is along the Gloucester Harbor Walk. The are benches to sit on so you can watch the boats in the harbor

Thank heatherpI8220KN
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Beautifully made and deserved. Surrounded by many flowers, its a great place to see and walk. It has a great "boardwalk" that is visited by many local and tourists alike. I would recommend it to anyone that visits this town,

Thank Gypsy P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

‘The wives, mothers, daughters and sisters go Gloucester fishermen everywhere for their faith, diligence and fortitude’ beautiful statue just down from the fisherman’s memorial. Watching out to sea forever

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This was new as of 2002, It was really well done. The entire length of this coast area has beautiful flowers and a path for walkers/joggers/bikers and dog walkers. It has really been cleaned up and is a beautiful backdrop to a beautiful day!

Thank barbielw6
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