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Andrew Jackson Higgins National Memorial

2001 Higgins Drive, West Pawnee Park, Columbus, NE 68601
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Beautiful

Awesome place to visit. Full of history and wonderful sculpture art. Great place to sit and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
krystal r
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Henryetta, Oklahoma
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Must see

This is something that all visitors must take the time to see. Won't be very time consuming and is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peggy F
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Columbus
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2001 Higgins Drive, West Pawnee Park, Columbus, NE 68601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit. Full of history and wonderful sculpture art. Great place to sit and enjoy or let the kids play at the park.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is something that all visitors must take the time to see. Won't be very time consuming and is well worth making the stop. Outside setup within a park so a lot of parking though walking is on gravel and/or sand in some areas. Columbus...More

Thank Peggy F
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

General Eisenhower said Andrew Jackson Higgins won the war (WWII) with his Higgins Landing Craft Boat. That's quite.a statement. This memorial to Columbus' native son shows one of the Higgins Boats--full-size waterline replica of the Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel. Three bronze statues coming off the...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Nice memorial about Pacific WWII. Featuring replica of Higgins Boat landing craft. Interesting that there was sand from many islands in the Pacific Theater.

Thank Bill A
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This started out small and they keep adding more to it it is a beautiful spot to sit and reflect about our Country

Thank Judy J
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Free fun things to do in Columbus, NE. With a name like Andrew Jackson Higgins, you knew he was destined for great things. Yes, the inventor of the Higgins boat landing craft was born here. They have an entire park and monument dedicated to him....More

Thank Todd W
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is a nice memorial to Andrew Jackson Higgins. The man that President Eisenhower said was responsible for winning WWII with his innovative landing boat design.

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Love coming out to the park and walking their trails the pool is close by and also the baseball field... we love this place !!

Thank garza0306
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

What a beautiful memorial for this town, honoring our derive people and the creator of the Higgins. This is in a peaceful area, surrounded by rabbits and makes you feel very peaceful when you visit.

Thank kimmielou
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The memorial is a great place to reflect on the price paid by those who served during WWII. Take the time to stop by and learn about the Higgens boats and walk on the sand from many of the Pacific islands they were they were...More

Thank Bill A
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