• Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps on the steps of the Court of Honor

    American Memorial

    Park Northern Mariana Islands

Plants

American Memorial Park is the perfect venue to enjoy the bio-diversity of Saipan. The 133 acres of the park include beaches, mangrove forests and saltwater swamps, reed marshes, ironwood groves, as well as open public spaces.

 
Australian Pine
Australian Pine, Chamorro: Gagu, Carolinian: Weighu
Scientific name: Casuarina equisetifolia
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Banana Plant
Scientific name: Musa
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Beach Morning Glory
Beach Morning Glory, Chamorro: Alahai Tasi, Carolinian: Arabwal
Scientific name: Ipomoea pes-caprae brasiliensis
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Cycad
Cycad, Chamorro: Fadang
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Fern
Fern
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Fern
Fern
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Flame Tree
Flame Tree
Scientific name: Delonix regia
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Hibiscus Pink Cultivar
Hibiscus Pink Cultivar
Scientific name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
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Hibiscus Red Cultivar
Hibiscus Red Cultivar
Scientific name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
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Noni
Noni or Indian Mulberry, Chamorro: Lada, Carolinian: Leel
Scientific name: Morinda citrifolia
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Palm
Palm
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Plumeria
Plumeria Tree
Scientific name: Pumeria obtusa
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Did You Know?

Soldiers in Siapan photograph courtesy of History and Museums Division, U.S. Marine Corps

On D-Day, June 15, 1944, the Island of Saipan was attacked by the United States' 2nd and 4th Marine Divisions, who landed along the western lagoon of Saipan. Two days later, the U.S. Army 27th Infantry Division landed in support of the invasion and fought along the eastern half of Saipan.