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NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL                       800-351-DDAY
Fax:  540-586-3622                                                                                   
3 Overlord Circle, Bedford, VA  24523                                  

DIRECTIONS: Located at the interchange of VA State rte 460 bypass and 122 in the city of Bedford.  Approximately 30 miles from both Roanoke and Lynchburg, VA.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  A 9 acre outdoor monument created to honor the valor, fidelity and sacrifice of the Allied Armed Forces on D-Day, June 6, 1944.  A 49,000 square foot education center will be built in coming years.

PARKING:  16 designated accessible parking spaces, located beside entry to Victory Plaza and Southern Middle Plaza.  Accessible parking space 8 ft. wide.  Accessible aisle 4 ft.  wide.  Nearby ramps well marked.  RV parking.

TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION:  Concrete with some slopes which may require assistance for guests in wheelchairs.

ENTRANCE:  Ramps provided.

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  Located southern most portion of Middle Plaza, beneath Victory Plaza.  Available without steps.  Doors 36 in. wide, open out.  Turns to enter.  Wheelchair accessible stalls have 36 in. wide doors opening in, and handrails.  19 in. toilet seat height, 36 in. between commode and wall.  Sink height 36 in.  Accessible stall checked regularly for obstructions.  Unisex or companion assisted rest rooms available.  Rest rooms identified by raised figures with pants or skirt on the door to designate men or women.

PUBLIC TELEPHONE:  Accessible phones located in Victory Plaza.  Lowered phones. Numbers recessed.  Amplified headsets.

For guests with hearing disabilities:  Written scripts available.
For guests with visual disabilities:  Signs in large print, with contrasting background, printed on a non-glossy surface.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE FACILITIES:  Drink machines located in bathroom facilities. 

GIFT SHOP:  Aisles 40 in. wide.  Counters 36 in. high.  Aisles clear of temporary displays.


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