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Nov 25, 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in the Penn's Landing area, check out this memorial. These hero definitely deserve our respect. The memorial is well maintained.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

This memorial was on my must see list. I took lots of pictures to show my veteran friends. It’s very sobering, inspiring and beautiful. The marble is shiny and glistening. There was a light rain which I think was part of the aura.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

It's a nice place to see while in Philadelphia. It's a wall that remembers those that fought in the war. Very honorable.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Again in-keeping with my visit to the memorials in Washington I visited the Philadelphia one also What can I say stunningly simple This seems to be a common them with American memorials there is nothing grand or over the top about them they are simple...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Conor01
Reviewed May 15, 2018

I'll admit I had no idea this existed at all- and our family group discovered this on our walk through the area. We stopped and spent considerable time admiring the beautiful murals and appreciating the vast number of PA folk who appeared on this wonderful...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Robin v
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This was a beautifully-maintained tribute to those Pennsylvanians who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. The landscaping was absolutely lovely, and the monument itself (with the associated parts) was well cared-for. This is a quiet, serene, lovely, shady place to slow down and reflect...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Susan K
Reviewed February 14, 2017

One of the better Vietnam Veteran's Memorials in the country. Well thought and well maintained. The names of the service members from Philadelphia are carved into the walls. It is well lit at night so an evening visit is doable.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We visited the memorial as part of a walk along Penns landing. We passed through Spruce park with everyone enjoying the festivities to this quiet area. Such a contrast to the list of names of young people who died so far away

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank VanessaRoad
Reviewed June 28, 2016

A cement monument showing the thousands of Americans who died during the Vietnam War. How many of these people were willing to sacrifice their lives and how many were not?

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed May 6, 2016

This memorial is a respectful tribute to those who gave the ultimate in the Vietnam War. Names are engraved along a half-circle wall; sketches, quotes, a map of southeast Asia, etc. are engraved upon other panels. There is plenty of space to walk around and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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