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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Address: 34 Country Club Rd, US 64 Mile Marker 276, 5 Miles North of Angel Fire, Angel Fire, NM 87710
Phone Number: +1 575-377-2293
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Description: The Memorial was dedicated in 1971 and was the first major Vietnam...
The Memorial was dedicated in 1971 and was the first major Vietnam memorial in the United States. In 1987 Congress recognized the site as a memorial of national significance. Our visitor center features educational exhibits. The grounds are a peaceful and beautiful backdrop for the Chapel.
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Beautiful memorial and museum

The memorial sits high on a hill between Angel Fire and Eagle's Nest. The building itself is lovely. It includes a chapel, garden, museum and gift shop. It is very quiet up on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Round Rock, Texas
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Road my Motorcycle on a Recon run the to the Memorial in late May. Only one other vehicle there. Went inside the Chapel, the entire Memorial gave me goose bumps, I am a Vietnam Vet. USMC. Took me several minutes to regain composure to walk back out to my Bike. Saw the occupant of the other vehicle sitting in his... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The memorial sits high on a hill between Angel Fire and Eagle's Nest. The building itself is lovely. It includes a chapel, garden, museum and gift shop. It is very quiet up on the hillside lending a peaceful feeling to the grounds. The museum is small but has some nice artifacts and information about the Vietnam War. The story behind... More 

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Angel Fire, New Mexico
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Outstanding shrine to our Vietnam vets and military personnel. Worth the visit If your are ib the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Amazing views from an amazing place. The whole concept of this place and the planned cemetery as well was awe inspiring. Take time out to watch the movie but hold a box of tissues when you do. The stories they told in the movie brought me to tears. I would go back again in a heartbeat. Out in the middle... More 

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Seabrook
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Found this museum in handout from the travel bureau in Taos, N.M. From Taos the drive to this location is almost 2 hours through very interesting terrain. This museum is off the road and easy to find. You are on a high ridge over looking a valley as you go into the museum. All the exhibits are labeled so well... More 

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Hinton, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stopped in here on a Friday morning. Was very solemn and quiet. We could have spent hours reading the bio's on soldiers and their letters to family members. It was very moving to watch the movie with Vietnam veterans present and see them laugh and cry at the scenes on the screen. There are a lot of exhibits and a... More 

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Dragoon, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A very moving tribute to those who were part of the Vietnam experience out there in the jungle with unconventional warfare. The exhibits are direct, honest, historical, brutal, emotional. The visitor will be moved, whether he/she is a survivor, a relative, or "just" a young person seeking history.

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Taos, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is one of the most moving places that I have ever visited.I lost my own father in another war and I can say unashamedly I wept.Every one should visit.

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New Westminster, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

After the death of his son in 1968, Victor "Doc" Westphall devoted the rest of his life (and resources) to creating this lasting memorial to all who died in the Vietnam War - and to other veterans as well. From the soaring arch above the chapel to the brick lined walkways - each brick bearing the name of a serviceman... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Standing tall on a hill is a beautiful white shaped building that can be seen for several miles. Flags lead you up to the memorial. A Vietnam era helicopter looks ready to take off and a soldier writing a letter home to his parents greet you as you enter the garden. A lovely chapel is available for a few quiet... More 

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Address: 34 Country Club Rd, US 64 Mile Marker 276, 5 Miles North of Angel Fire, Angel Fire, NM 87710
Phone Number: +1 575-377-2293
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Angel Fire

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