Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, dedicated in 1982, is a black granite wall which "bears the names of more than 58,000 men and women who were killed or declared missing during the Vietnam War."
Also referred to as The Wall, the Memorial is located at Bacon Drive and Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.C. The Memorial, managed by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, is open to the public daily from 8 a.m. to midnight. It is only closed on December 25 of each year.
National Mall & Memorial Parks
900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024
Visitor information: 202 426-6841
Related SourceWatch articles
- Week in Review, Sept. 9-15: "Oily Substance Mars Vietnam Memorial. Park Service Says Source Remains Unclear," Washington Post, September 16, 2007.
- Michael E. Ruane, "Oily Substance Found on the Wall," Washington Post, September 12, 2007.
- Tom Blumer, "Vietnam War Memorial Defaced a Week Ago; Park Service Reluctant to Tab as Vandalism," NewsBusters, September 16, 2007.
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