State Vietnam Memorials

After receiving an email from Bud, I was wondering how many States had a Vietnam Memorial.  The short answer is ‘all of them’. The following is a partial list by state and location.

Road trip anyone?

ALABAMA

The Alabama Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Mobile, Alabama

ALASKA

The Alaska Veterans Memorial, Mile 147.2, George Parks Highway

ARIZONA

Arizona Vietnam Memorial, Phoenix

ARKANSAS

The Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial, southeast corner of the State capitol grounds at 6th and Woodlane in Little Rock.

CALIFORNIA

The Long Beach Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Long Beach, California.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Berkeley, California.

The Porterville Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Porterville, California.

The State of California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Sacramento, California.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Salinas, California.

COLORADO

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Trinidad, Colorado

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Vietnam Veterans Memorials

Danbury, CT, Vietnam and Korean War Veterans’ Memorials

Granby, CT, Vietnam Korean and WWII War Veterans’ Memorials

New Fairfield, CT, War Veterans’ Memorial

DELAWARE

Gold Star Memorial, Dover

FLORIDA

“The Wall South” The Pensacola Florida Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

GEORGIA

Georgia Vietnam Memorial, Augusta

HAWAII

Korean and Vietnam War Memorial, Honolulu

IDAHO

Idaho State Vietnam War Memorial, Freeman Park, Idaho Falls

ILLINOIS

Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Springfield

Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Calumet City Illinois.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lansing Illinois

The Buffalo Grove Veterans Memorial, Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

INDIANA

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, Munster Indiana

IOWA

A Reflection of Hope; Iowa Vietnam Vet Memorial, Des Moines

KANSAS

The Kansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Junction City, Kansas.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, on the campus of Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, honoring the 26 Washburn University students who were killed in Vietnam.

KENTUCKY

The Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Frankfort, Kentucky.

LOUISIANA

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Slidell

Vietnam War Memorial at the Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans

MAINE

Vietnam War Memorial, Capitol Park, Augusta, ME

MARYLAND

The Maryland Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Middle Branch Park; Baltimore, Maryland.

MASSACHUSETTS

The Dorchester, Massachusetts, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The South Boston Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Weymouth, Massachusetts.

MICHIGAN

The Monroe County, Michigan Vietnam Veterans Memorial The memorial is in located at Heck Park in Monroe, Michigan. The park is named in honor of Captain Norman “Rusty” W. Heck, Jr.

The Michigan Vietnam Memorial, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

MINNESOTA

The Minnesota Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Located just south of the State Capitol in St. Paul.

MISSISSIPPI

Ocean Springs Mississippi Memorial.

MISSOURI

The Franklin County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, St. Clair, Missouri.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Wentzville, Missouri.

MONTANA

The Montana State Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Billings, Montana.

NEBRASKA

Vietnam War Memorial, Nebraska State Veterans Memorial Garden, Lincoln

NEVADA

Vietnam Wall Memorial, Carson City

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Vietnam War Memorial, Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen

NEW JERSEY

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Holmdel, New Jersey.

NEW MEXICO

The Vietnam Veterans National Memorial, Angel Fire, New Mexico.

Vietnam Veterans from the Four-Corners area, Farmington, New Mexico

NEW YORK

New York Vietnam Veterans Memorials

Westchester County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lasdon Park,

PFC Garfield Langhorn in Riverhead, NY

Hadley Memorial, Rosedale, NYC

Rensselaer County Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

NORTH CAROLINA

The North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located near a rest stop on the Interstate Highway between Greensboro, NC and Charlotte, NC. It is approximately 30 miles south of Greensboro, and approximately 5 miles North of the Lexington, NC exit. Access to the memorial is through the rest stop. The memorial may be reached from both sides of the Interstate by way of an underpass running under the Interstate.

82nd Airborne Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.

NORTH DAKOTA

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, New Rockford

OHIO

Medina County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Medina, Ohio

OKLAHOMA

Lawton Oklahoma Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Lawton, Oklahoma

OREGON

Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Portland, Oregon

PENNSYLVANIA

Lehigh-Northhampton Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Macungie, Pennsylvania

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Washington County, Pennsylvania Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Pittsburgh Memorial

RHODE ISLAND

Vietnam War Memorial, Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter

SOUTH CAROLINA

Memorial Park – Columbia

SOUTH DAKOTA

Korean and Vietnam War Memorial, Pierre

TENNESSEE

Vietnam War Memorial, Tennessee Memorial Wall, Nashville

TEXAS

Texas Vietnam War Memorial, northeast corner of the State Capitol, Austin

Midland

San Antonio

Big Spring

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, San Angelo, TX

UTAH

Utah Vietnam Veterans Memorials

VERMONT

Vermont Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Northbound rest area on Interstate 89, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway, in Sharon Vermont,

VIRGINIA

The Piedmont Area Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Culpeper, Virginia

Virginia’s Vietnam War Monument, Huntington Park; Newport News, Virginia

WASHINGTON

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Olympia

WEST VIRGINIA

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Logan, West Virginia

West Virginia State Veterans Memorial, Charleston

WISCONSIN

“The Highground” Veterans Memorial, Neillsville, Wisconsin.

WYOMING

Vietnam Memorial, Cody, Wyoming

One thought on “State Vietnam Memorials

  1. hello fred,

    Welcome Home!

    it appears that you might be the webmaster of “charliecompany.org,” or if not, someone who has done a lot of research. thanks for the tlc you have put into the site.

    charlie shyab & i are friends. he joined our vietnam veterans of america, chapter 641, in silver spring, md about a year ago. he arrived in country about a year before i did — nov 1967,
    & got his ticket out about a year before i did — april 1968. he was assigned to c co/1/22/4th div. i was assigned to b co/3/8/4th div & was in country from nov 1968 – may 1969.
    he has told us about your reunions. i have yet to go to one, but hope to make one this year.

    regarding state vietnam memorials — mike walsh from germantown, md, has gone to all 50 states & photographed many memorials. two days ago, 24 feb, 2014, he was in south
    carolina. he keeps traveling & finds new memorials. in 2010, the “washington post” wrote an article about him. below is the link to the story.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/30/AR2010053003463.html?sid=ST2010053003567

    this is the link to mike’s info, which lists the 50 states & has the photos he has taken. also included are comments he has written about the memorials to honor our fallen brothers.

    http://michaelfwalsh.blogspot.com

    best regards,
    bill gray

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