Memorial Park

welcome to the park

Dedicated in 1956, Veterans Memorial Park stands as a living tribute to the brave troops from Delaware and New Jersey who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. It is open year-round to the public.

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Can't make it to the Park? Want to plan your visit before you come? Visit virtually to see the Park's layout and features and learn about the seven different monuments that pay tribute to troops and veterans since World War ll.


The Park is designated as one of 68 recognized sites by the National Veterans Day Committee in Washington D.C to officially host annual Memorial and Veterans Day services in the United States and its territories.


The iconic War Memorial Monument at Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to the Delaware Memorial Bridge will undergo an extensive renovation beginning in June 2024.


War Memorial Plaza
163 Cherry Lane
New Castle, DE 19720

The park is located on the Delaware side of the Delaware Memorial Bridge just off the northbound lanes of Interstate 295.

Memorial registry

The centerpiece of the Park is a six-sided Wall of Remembrance with close to 15,000 names of troops from Delaware and New Jersey who lost their lives in World War ll and the Korean War. All of the names are alphabetically listed by state for each war.

If you are looking for a name before you visit the park, all names are digitally listed on our directory. Please use the button here to access the roster of honor.

Park highlights

Dedication: Oct. 20, 1956

Park Size: 40 Acres

No. of Monuments: Seven

Additional Military Memorials: Nine

Newest Monument: Gold Star Families

Operated and Maintained By: The Delaware River & Bay Authority

The park was created to honor our brave veterans, military families and fallen soldiers from New Jersey and delaware.