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Chicago Remembers

If you are in the Loop area of the city the easiest way to find Vietnam Veterans Fountain would be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
irina g
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Small but Powerful - Vietnam Veterans Fountain

Unfortunately the fountain was turned off and covered for the winter, but what a wonderful memorial... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Mark R
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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a very simple, but beautiful memorial. It is a great place to stop and reflect as well as to rest if you are making one of those long Chicago treks.

Thank Dajo43
Reviewed 23 September 2016

It was just so close to the Riverwalk. it was tiny place. All of the Vietnam Monuments/Sqares were huge and this tiny place fits the surrounding.

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Right by the Riverwalk, this small scale memorial is a nice change for the grandiose ones in DC where I live. It is a serene spot just down from Wabash and a nice way to honor the Vietnam Veterans of Chicago.

Thank jehenson81
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