Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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LocationWashington, D.C., United States
Area2.00 acres (0.81 ha)
EstablishedNovember 13, 1982
Visitors3,799,968 (in 2006)
Governing bodyNational Park Service
ArchitectMaya Lin
NRHP reference #01000285[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 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.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.