Iwo Jima Memorial
Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve
|SE 23rd Terrace |
|Cape Coral, Florida |
This site is located in the Southwest region of the state.
From Del Prado Boulevard in Cape Coral, turn east on SE 21 Lane, turn south on SE 17 Place and travel to SE 23 Terrace. Turn east on SE 23 Terrace to the park.
This site is accessible by the public.
Commissioned by Gulf American Corporation in 1964, Felix W. deWeldon, sculptor of the original memorial in Washington, D.C., created this replica for the Rose Garden in Cape Coral. Restored by the sculptor in 1981, this one-third scale recreation of the original Marine Corps War Memorial is one of three in existence. Through the efforts of the Marine Corps League, the sculpture was refurbished and rededicated February 22, 1998, at the present location in Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve.
Annual Sunset Service on Memorial Day.
Annual Iwo Jima Memorial Service on the closest Sunday to the anniversary of the invasion, February 19, 1945.