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Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial

 
 
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
1. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
[Entrance plaque:]
Carroll County
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

[Small plaque laid in the ground:]
We bond this memorial with the national and state memorials by the names enclosed below
The names were brought to this site by members of Maryland's last patrol on the Veterans to Veterans Walk - Baltimore to Westminster - May 26, 1990.

[Main display, left plaque:]
With bravery and courage
the Vietnam Veteran fought
to defend the ideals of
freedom in South Vietnam

[Main display, center plaque:]
In memory of the Carroll Countians we bond this memorial with the national and state memorials by the names encased below. The names were brought to this site by members of Maryland's Last Patrol on the Veterans to Veterans walk Baltimore to Westminster May 26, 1990.

[Main display, right plaque:]
With love and compassion
the Vietnam Veteran gave
aid to those displaced
by the ravages of war

 
Erected
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
2. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
1990.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 39° 34.296′ N, 76° 59.336′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Memorial is on Willis Street north of Court Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 185 Willis Street, Westminster MD 21157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Final Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Divided Loyalties (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Aftermath of Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Gateway (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corbit's Charge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
3. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
4. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
5. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 25, 2018
6. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Marker
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, center tablet image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 14, 2019
7. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, center tablet
In memory of Carroll Countians who made the supreme sacrifice
surrounded by the names and images of nineteen local heroes.

This memorial is dedicated to mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, wives, husbands, sons, daughters, lovers friends, and most of all dreams of the men and women “from Carroll County” who risked it all in Vietnam.
Steve Mason, Poet Laureate, V.V.A
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 14, 2019
8. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 16, 2019
9. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on March 1, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   7, 8, 9. submitted on May 26, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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