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
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.

Sources[change | change source]

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