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  • Monument Name

    Vietnam War Memorial, Dallas

  • Type


  • Subjects

    Vietnam War, 1960-1975

  • City


  • County


  • Description

    This simple granite obelisk memorializes Dallas citizens who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. A bronze plaque on the bottom lists their names.

    Images: Plaque

  • Inscription

    July 4, 1974 / THIS MONUMENT IS GIVEN BY / THE TOWN OF DALLAS AND THE DALLAS JAYCEES AND / IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF THE BRAVE YOUNG / MEN OF DALLAS WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES / IN THE VIETNAM CONFLICT. / Jerry L. Addis U.S. Army Jun 24, 1968 / Roy Neal Burris U.S. Marine Corps Feb. 27, 1968 / Ronald Davis U.S. Marine Corps Sept. 7, 1965 / Sherman R. Fields Jr. U.S. Marine Corps May 21, 1968 / Anthony R. Love U.S. Marine Corps Jun. 25, 1968 / Roland W. Manuel U.S. Army Nov. 28, 1967 / Ricky D. Mauney U.S. Army Apr. 14, 1969 / Johnny L. Meeks U.S.Marine Corps Sept. 3, 1968 / Donald B. Paysour U.S. Army Apr. 15, 1968 /

  • Custodian

    Gaston County Museum of Art and History

  • Dedication Date

    July 4, 1974

  • Decade


  • Geographic Coordinates

    35.315890 , -81.176300 View in Geobrowsemap pin

  • Supporting Sources

      "Vietnam Memorial. Dallas in Gaston County, North Carolina,", (accessed January 21, 2014) Link

      "Vietnam War Memorial, Dallas, Gaston County, North Carolina,", (accessed January 21, 2014) Link

      Leepson, Marc. "The Tar Heel State Honors its Vietnam Veterans," The VVA Veteran, June 2001/July 2001

  • Public Site


  • Materials & Techniques

    Granite, bronze

  • Sponsors

    The Town of Dallas and the Dallas Jaycees

  • Location

    The memorial marker is located in front of the historic Gaston County Courthouse on North Gaston Street in Dallas, NC. It stands just a few steps away from the Gaston County Confederate Soldiers monument, First Gaston County Courthouse marker and a plaque to William Friday.

  • Landscape

    The memorial sits on the front lawn, surrounded by trees and bushes.

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