Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
This memorial was erected exclusively through the volunteer efforts and generous contributions of the citizens of the Delaware Valley area. To those who have helped, the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund extends its sincere appreciation.
The Memorial Fund
July 10, 1984 thru October 26, 1987
“...for those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know”
“It is our duty to remember”
The gallant Americans whose names grace this memorial wall sacrificed their lives
Erected by Citizens of the Delaware Valley.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Military • War, Vietnam. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1770.
Location. 39° 56.635′ N, 75° 8.57′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Spruce Street, on the left. Memorial is in Veterans Memorial Park, south of Spruce Street between Delaware Avenue and Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Tracings from the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Corporal Michael J. Crescenz (within shouting distance of this marker); Tồ Quốc Ghi O'n (within shouting distance of this marker); POW★MIA (within shouting distance of this marker); Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing (about 400 feet away); Cruiser Olympia - Submarine Becuna (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,344 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 8. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.