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Andrew Jackson Higgins National Memorial

2001 Higgins Drive, West Pawnee Park, Columbus, NE 68601
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A place to reflect.

Nice memorial about Pacific WWII. Featuring replica of Higgins Boat landing craft. Interesting that... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2017
Bill A
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So impressive and inspiring

This started out small and they keep adding more to it it is a beautiful spot to sit and reflect... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
Judy J
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2001 Higgins Drive, West Pawnee Park, Columbus, NE 68601
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Reviewed November 12, 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.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

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

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Reviewed September 7, 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

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Reviewed August 20, 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.

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Reviewed August 9, 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 !!

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Reviewed July 27, 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.

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Reviewed May 23, 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

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Great stop if you need to stretch you legs. Good 20-60 minute break. The memorial includes an actual size landing craft, sand from every beach were it was landed, and bronze soldiers representing the work done from the boats. Also includes a memorial to the...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Andrew Jackson Higgins memorial in Columbus Ne is well worth a visit. It is so well done. Very easy to get to and enjoy

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Reviewed February 24, 2017

Very neat place and great learning experience. They also have a piece of 9/11 at this cite. If you don't know the history of the area the CVB/Chamber is a great place to go for information.

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