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
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military Facility
Level of Significance National
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 76002194
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
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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