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Salmon Creek Heights in Clark County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Harley H. Hall

 
 
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By Kevin W., June 13, 2008
1. Harley H. Hall Marker
Inscription.
Navy Captain
Harley H. Hall

F-4 Phantom

Listed P.O.W. 1-27-73

The last pilot shot down in Vietnam just 10 hours before final cease fire was signed.

Native of
Vancouver, Washington

 
Erected by The American Legion Post 176.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 45° 43.335′ N, 122° 39.025′ W. Marker was in Salmon Creek Heights, Washington, in Clark County. Marker was on NE 139th Street near NE 20th Ave. Touch for map. Marker was underneath a large tree on the right as you exit from the American Legion parking lot toward NE 139th Street. Marker was at or near this postal address: 14011 NE 20th Ave, Vancouver WA 98686, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Covington House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fort Vancouver (approx. 5 miles away); Early Highway of the West (approx. 5 miles away); Theodore A. Penland Rose Garden (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Reservation Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Officers Row (approx. 6 miles away); Congressional Medal of Honor Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Cannon Replica Project (approx. 6 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Harley H. Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 9, 2008
2. Harley H. Hall Marker
The marker has been removed from this location. It is now located in a display case inside the nearby American Legion Post.
American Legion Post 176
14011 NE 20th Avenue
Vancouver, Washington 98686
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography and information about Harley Hall. The web site is hosted by The P.O.W. Network, and contains Captain Hall's biography as well as some controversy about his capture and declared status. (Submitted on June 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. H. H. Hall Building, less than 2.5 miles from this marker. In August 2000, a 60,000-square foot office building was dedicated the H. H. Hall building in honor of Captain Hall in his home town of Vancouver, Washington. The office complex was built by one of his college classmates and houses memorabilia from his days as a pilot and a Blue Angel. (Submitted on June 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. His POW bracelet
I was walking past my chest-of-drawers and for some odd reason after noticing his bracelet sitting there, I decided to look up his name on the computer. I was amazed what I found and very excited. I have had the bracelet since the 1970's. I was on NAS Noris 1966-1970 and saw the Enterprise come in. I probably bumped into once. Blessings.
Bill Hilburn, Vista, California

Editors Note: Thank you sharing this personal note.
    — Submitted December 9, 2010, by William Washington Hilburn of Vista,, California.

 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, Vietnam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,283 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
 
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