Cold War Submarine Memorial at Patriot's Point
Backstory and Context
Located in the heart of Patriots Point, the Cold War Submarine Memorial is an enduring tribute to the dedicated men who served in our naval submarines during the Cold War from 1947-1989.
The Cold War memorial is designed to give overall size and shape of the sub, and incorporates the actual sail and rudder of the USS LEWIS AND CLARK SSBN 644. Additionally, the memorial gives thanks to the men and women, both civilian and military, who provided outstanding support assuring the remarkable success of each mission.
The full-sized replica of the Benjamin Franklin Class Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine is surrounded by a beautiful plaza. There are 7 educational stations located at intervals around this plaza.