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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 11, 2011
1. Vietnam War Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the Vietnam Veterans of Cumberland County
Dedicated by Post 1 Carlisle Vietnam Veterans
 
Erected by Post 1 Carlisle Vietnam Veterans.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 40° 12.075′ N, 77° 11.378′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Memorial is at the intersection of W High Street and S Hanover Street, on the right when traveling east on W High Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Veterans Memorial Plaza, Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlisle First World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Jim Thorpe (a few steps from this marker); Cumberland County Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Tree (a few steps from this marker); China Burma India Veteran's Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Carlisle Public Square (a few steps from this marker); Historical Directory of Carlisle
Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 11, 2011
2. Veterans Memorial Plaza
The marker is one of several here at the center of town.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Forbes Trail (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Regarding Vietnam War Memorial.
The memorial features the Vietnam Service ribbon, the insignia, of the five armed services, and the central symbol from the POW-MIA flag.
 
Also see . . .
1. Vietnam War. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. National League of Families POW/MIA Flag. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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