Erie County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a War Memorial

Erie County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a War Memorial (HM271K)

Location: Erie, PA 16508 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 6.625', W 80° 4.39'

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[Stand in the middle of the memorial:]
"Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their passing. And when there is a time when men decide and feel safe to call any war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind."
We brothers and sisters of the Vietnam War have constructed this remembrance to all of you, gentle heroes lost to war. Slip off your packs, set them down by the crooked trail, drop helmets along side, and shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from sweat soaked shirts. Lay those silent weapons down and march into the light of eternity... feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul. And rest forever in the shade of our love.

-Kenneth Kensill, Sgt. USMC
President, Erie County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Quote by Michael O'Donnell, Maj. US Army
HM NumberHM271K
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Date Added Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 576625 N 4662451
Decimal Degrees42.11041667, -80.07316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 6.625', W 80° 4.39'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 6' 37.5" N, 80° 4' 23.4" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2601-2799 PA-505, Erie PA 16508, US
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