The MacArthur Memorial and the General Douglas MacArthur Foundation
The MacArthur Memorial dates to 1961, when General Douglas MacArthur executed a deed of gift in which he gave the City of Norfolk all his trophies, medals, prizes, decorations, uniforms, flags, swords, battle souvenirs, personal papers, documents, records, and other personal memorabilia. These items now reside in the four buildings that comprise the Memorial, which is located in MacArthur Square in downtown Norfolk, Virginia.
The museum proper is housed in Norfolk's historic 1850 City Hall. The monumental rotunda serves as General and Mrs. MacArthur's final resting place, where they are surrounded by inscriptions, banners, and flags heralding the general's long and glorious career. ...
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