The stories of these soldier's ultimate sacrifice is told as their names are etched in the black marble. Inspired by her big sister in Washington, D.C., the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial honors the memory of the 645 local residents who fell in the Vietnam War. Scenes of the war, depicting acts of heroism, bravery and rescue along with vignettes highlighting the suffering of war, make silent and sobering testimony to the lists of fallen local heroes.
Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.62 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.67 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1.10 miles