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Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial

991 SE 1st Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3800
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Like a Scene Out of Time

It's not a huge memorial. But with the UH-1 Huey hovering overhead and the statue placed as though... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Canby, Oregon
Blue Star Memorial

This is a great Vietnam Era Memorial that was originally conceived and eventually led in the... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
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991 SE 1st Ave, Canby, OR 97013-3800
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

It's not a huge memorial. But with the UH-1 Huey hovering overhead and the statue placed as though the soldier and his friend are waiting for extraction, you feel as though you have stepped into a moment. You can tell that there was a lot...More

Thank CuriousPup
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a great Vietnam Era Memorial that was originally conceived and eventually led in the building there of by Mike Breshears of Canby. The Land it is on was donated by Burgerville, where you can park. It is located right on the the Highway...More

Thank Jonathan813
Reviewed 14 March 2017

As a Vietnam vet, I found the statues, the Huey and the bricks with names all stirring memories. A very loevly little park right beside 99E as you go south out of Canby

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This spot is dedicated to Vietnam veterans, though the bricks will tell you we honor all veterans. Lots of history to think about, as well as the statues and helicopter. This was a labor of love and it shows.

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice memoral, not real large but nice.I have a brick that was purchased when building this. Well maintained.

Thank sunshinemia
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is a compelling sculpture of a med-evac chopper coming in to rescue an injured soldier being carried by his soldier brother. I drive by this daily. It never fails to bring a tear to my eye and a lump in my throat. This is...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Interesting memorial with medivac helicopter, memorial bricks and bronze statue of soldier and child. Well worth a visit.

Thank Celsie C
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Has inspirational bronze and helicopter. Can be noisy next to highway but he inspiration of one man and toms of volunteers. Lesson in tenacity for others trying to commemorate events with limitied resources and lots of soul.

Thank Trackman55
Reviewed 24 March 2016

this beautiful scene is very thought provoking. The soldier carrying a wounder person. Beautifully done

Thank Cynthia Y
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Memorial contains an elevated medivac helicopter and great bronze of a soldier and native child. Plantings simulate a rice field. Easy access as it is ajacent to Hwy 99E on the west end of Canby.

Thank ErricRoss
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