Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
Chesterton, Indiana

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall located at Highway 49 and Porter Ave. in Chesterton, Indiana is a small version of the National Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. and lists the names of 1,617 Indiana men and women who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. The names include 64 who were listed as POW or MIA. Three names have been added since the memorial was erected.

The dedication stand at the memorial.

The inscription on the side of the dedication stand.

Close-up of the center of the memorial shows the names of those listed as POW and MIA.

Overview of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, flags mark stones along the walkway leading to the memorial which list conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries which the United States has been involved in, the markers include: World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Lebanon, Desert Shield, Desert Storm and the Persian Gulf era wars.

Another view of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Another view of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

All photos © 2011 Michael W. Pocock
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Page published Mar. 21, 2011