Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
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Map showing the location of Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Map showing the location of Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Location Washington, D.C., United States
Coordinates 38°53′28″N 77°2′52″W / 38.89111°N 77.04778°W / 38.89111; -77.04778Coordinates: 38°53′28″N 77°2′52″W / 38.89111°N 77.04778°W / 38.89111; -77.04778
Area 2.00 acres (0.81 ha)
Established November 13, 1982
Visitors 3,799,968 (in 2006)
Governing body

National Park Service

Architect: Maya Lin
NRHP Reference#: 01000285[1]
Added to NRHP: November 13, 1982

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, also called the Wall, honors the men and women who died in the Vietnam War. It is a black granite wall which has the names of every American killed in the war. It was designed by Maya Lin in 1981 and is in Washington, DC.

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