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 in the service of our country during the Vietnam War, 1964-1975.....
Erected by Citizens of the Delaware Valley.
Location. Touch for map. Memorial is in Veterans Memorial Park, south of Spruce Street between Delaware Avenue and Front Street. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from 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); Commodore John Barry (1745 - 1803) (about 500 feet away); “A Man Full of Trouble” Tavern (about 600 feet away); Society Hill / The New Market and Head House (about 800 feet away); Queen Village / The New Market and Head House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Categories. • Heroes • Military • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,201 times since then and 42 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.