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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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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