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Marshall Islands War Memorial Park site

  • Also Known As: Mieko Beach

  • Address: Amata Kabua Blvd
  • Vicinity: Mieco Beach Front
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site

At one time Amata Kabua Blvd along Mieco Beach was a World War II era United States airfield with a coral runway, it was abandoned in 1971. By 1976, a 2950 foot (900 m) long of area of Mieco Beach was a major collection area for World War II equipment, which ranged from ordnance to Japanese Zeros. Plans were made to turn the site into the Marshall Islands War Memorial Park, but a resort hotel has taken its place. - AsNotedIn, 24 October 2013


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Particulars for Marshall Islands War Memorial Park site:
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military facility
Level of Significance National
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Social History
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 76002194
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; State; Local
Area of Significance: Military, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Military facility
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park

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