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The California Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located in the north-east corner of the State Capitol grounds at 15th Street and Capitol Avenue in Sacramento. The Memorial is circular in design, with full relief bronze sculptures depicting scenes from daily life during the war. The sculptures represent many sides of the war, with grunts, nurses, and POWs. The American flag waves over the Memorial. The 5,822 names of California's dead and missing are engraved on twenty-two black granite panels, arranged by their hometowns

The memorial was constructed entirely with funds raised by donations.

Location: 15th and L Streets, Sacramento California

Other History nearby:
(Jackson) Amador County Museum
(Georgetown) Bayley House
(San Andreas) Big Tree Trading Post
(San Andreas) Calaveras County Historical Museum
(Sacramento) California Military Museum
(Sacramento) California State Capitol


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