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Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Frankfort, KY
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Amazing memorial to Vietnam Veterans

Probably the coolest memorial I've ever seen. It's a sundial and it is designed so that the tip of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JStarkey2
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Plain City, Ohio
I think this is one of the neatest memorials.

Set in a beautiful spot a couple miles from the capitol in Frankfort.i stopped in during the winter... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
leslieb796
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Corinth, Kentucky
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This memorial to Kentuckians killed in Vietnam is a giant sundial whose shadows fall on every name on the anniversary of that soldier's death.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the coolest memorial I've ever seen. It's a sundial and it is designed so that the tip of the dial shades a name of a Kentucky Vietnam veteran who was killed in service on the anniversary of his death. Just so amazing how it...More

Thank JStarkey2
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Set in a beautiful spot a couple miles from the capitol in Frankfort.i stopped in during the winter (not a good time to visit it!) and watched five deer grazing in the area. The memorial is a sundial, with the names of Vietnam veterans who...More

Thank leslieb796
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We visited this wonderful memorial in May. "The blue-gray granite plaza of the Memorial contains the names of Kentucky’s 1105 citizens who died. Each name is precisely located so the shadow of the sundial pointer touches each veteran’s name on the anniversary of his death"....More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful memorial. Amazing how the sun shades the soldiers that passed at each hour, each day, each month.

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A place I am glad that we stopped and saw. Very nice memorial. Lists the names of the veterans who lost their lives.

Thank MindyI
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Being a Vietnam Veteran myself this place was very special to me. It is a 20 something tall sundial, made of stainless steel. Etched in the floor is the names of Kentucky Veterans that died in Vietnam. So when the sun is out the dial...More

Thank richardrO1956WA
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a special memorial that was designed to honor each of the Kentuckians who served and died in the Vietnam War. We have visited several times and each time is an awe-inspiring moment of silence as we honor the lives...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We decided to check out the Kentucky Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, seeing that I served during that era. I did not know what to expect. This is a fantastic, moving memorial. The architect has placed a large Sun-Dial in the middle of a large plaza. In...More

Thank WJW0126
Reviewed 26 November 2016

As a retired serviceman, I really appreciate this memorial. Designed by a Kentuckian for the fallen Kentuckians. Unique that it is built like a giant sundial where the shadow touches the man's name on the day that he died.

Thank Goofy417
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the best Vietnam Veterans memorials I have ever seen. It is a bit hard to find but follow your GPS and it will take you there. Best to see on a sunny day so you can see the sun-dial effect. There is paper...More

Thank lagiant
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