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LONG BEACH ROSIE THE RIVETER PARK AND INTERPRETIVE CENTER
4900 E. Conant StreetPhone: (562) 570-6932
Long Beach, CA 90808
OverviewThis three acre park is nestled in an east side neighborhood, adjacent to the former Douglas Aircraft Plant. The park includes a walking path with a historical time line etched in the pavers along with symbols and quotations detailing the events of World War II.
A memorial acknowledging that "All Gave Some and Some Gave All" during World War II in the military and the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), is tucked into a grove of trees and surrounded by flowers -- giving visitors a tranquil spot at which to sit and reflect upon the sacrifices made.
Visitors can experience the park by listening to a guided tour, 1940's music and radio broadcasts via their own cellphones.