While traveling through Tallahassee, Florida we opted to make a stop to get pictures of this memorial.

 

 

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial - Florida Historic Capitol Museum Across the Street

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial – Florida Historic Capitol Museum Across the Street

The memorial was across the street from the Florida Historic Capitol Museum. The state Capitol is located directly behind the museum.

 

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial - Overall View

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial – Overall View

The memorial has a stone pillar that is difficult to read.

 

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial - Honoring Plaque

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial – Honoring Plaque

It basically honors those from Florida that served or died during the Vietnam War.

 

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial - Memorials Left Here

Florida Vietnam Vet Memorial – Memorials Left Here

It was with mixed feelings to know that people are still leaving items to honor those that served. My favorite was the six-pack – probably left by a buddy.

 

 

This is one of those memorials that is best seen in person. Photographs of the granite do not do it justice.

There was little information about this site but here are a couple of sites to start:

https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/47047

http://floridavets.org/our-veterans/vietnam-veterans/

 

Florida Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Tallahassee, FL

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