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Lovely memorial.

As visitors from Scotland we came across this lovely memorial during our riverwalk, for those... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
Seems to be forgotten.

As a Navy vet of that era I am glad that those that fought and died are remembered. Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
McWett
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As visitors from Scotland we came across this lovely memorial during our riverwalk, for those people in the arrned forces from Illinois, who lost their lives in the war in Vietnam. There is a rectangular fountain, with several jets, and a large wall at the...More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

As a Navy vet of that era I am glad that those that fought and died are remembered. Unfortunately the fountain was not working and the tribute seemed less important to the city now than when it was first erected. It is a solemn reminder...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a very respectful memorial along the riverwalk promenade. When we visited a number of people placing flowers and showing respect.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you are in the Loop area of the city the easiest way to find Vietnam Veterans Fountain would be to cross Wacker Dr from State St, then you go down the steps near the terraced lawn - and you''ll be at the level of...More

Thank irina g
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the fountain was turned off and covered for the winter, but what a wonderful memorial for our Vietnam Veterans. I can see how beautiful this would be at night with the lights on and the serenity of The Chicago river just steps away. This...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Appreciate this statue as a Vietnam vet. The fountain is rather plain but nicely done. It stands as a monument to those who participated in the unpopular war. Nice photo. Op

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Good memories for veterans. A reflection of loss lives, great location in the center of the Chicago River. No fee to paid or see

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The memorial lists the name of the Vietnam vets who lost their lives during the war or are missing in action. The names are listed by year. It is a small memorial on the river walk level with a small fountain in front of it.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The monument is located along the Riverwalk at the State Street Bridge in a small greenspace. It is a beautiful space to stop and reflect on the sacrifices the Vietnam War veterans made and of those that lost their lives. There is a spot for...More

Thank Teachgz
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Placing the monument right on the high traffic Riverwalk means lots of people will get to see it and think about what it represents. Well thought out monument excellently placed.

Thank Don P
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