Vietnam Veterans Memorial
|Vietnam Veterans Memorial|
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
|Location||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Area||2.00 acres (0.81 ha)|
|Established||November 13, 1982|
|Visitors||3,799,968 (in 2006)|
|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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- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html.