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Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Address: Columbus Boulevard and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19132
Phone Number: (267) 973-0600
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Always nice to see we remember the sacrifices our military people made and recognize them in a nice way

While this is not an impressive site, it is none the less a great place to include as you visit the area (like Penn's Landing). It is nicely down, elegant yet solemn. It is also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

While this is not an impressive site, it is none the less a great place to include as you visit the area (like Penn's Landing). It is nicely down, elegant yet solemn. It is also quite close to the Korean War Memorial, so you can combine them and make one trip. Deviate off the beaten path, include it as part... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Its a much smaller version of the wall of in DC, with much more historical information. Its fine, but nothing compared to the one in DC.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My son & I looked forward to this exhibit after being quite impressed with the Korean war memorial. Unfortunately we weren't as moved by it as we had expected. There were an array of colorful flowers which had drawn some bumble bees & my son's attention as well. Too bad the memorial to so many brave men & women wasn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

Walking through the neighborhood, this unexpected memorial is tucked inside a small park. It is an almost smaller version-- similar to-/ the Vietnsm Vets memorial in Washington d.c. A very calm and serene location to contemplate each infividual's ultimate sacrifice. Walking farther, there are poignant memorials to the Irish and Scottish immigrants, as well as a marker commemorating the now-gone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I don't think this or the Korean memorial are publicised enough. Only came across them when walking up from south street. If I had planned for this visit, I would have brought water and been able to stay longer, but the heat of the day meant I had to curtail the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

I was walking toward the river in my typical wondering manner and stumbled upon this memorial. My uncle fought in Vietnam and I am a veteran myself. Quite touching. Nice surprise.

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