Angel Fire, New Mexico: New Mexico Vietnam Memorial

Lt. David Westphall was killed in 1968 in Vietnam; his parents created a memorial on their ranch. Visitor center, chapel, Huey helicopter.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Par

Address:
34 Country Club Rd, Angel Fire, NM
Directions:
Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park. Approx. 20 miles east of Taos. West off US Hwy 64 north of Angel Fire.
Hours:
Always open. Visitor center - daily 9 am - 5 pm.
Admission:
Free.
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New Mexico Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park

It's been a while since I've been through there, but I believe that the property was originally purchased to be developed as a resort run by the family. When the son died, the father built the memorial instead. Well worth a diversion and some of your time to pay honor to those vets, the son, and the father who was motivated to create such a moving tribute.

[Paul Williams, 01/11/2019]
New Mexico Vietnam Memorial

From a man who was a grunt, this is THE memorial. A must visit for all Nam vets.

[Jack Leebron, 07/01/2012]

Vietnam Memorial.

N.M. Vietnam Memorial

Created by the father of a NM soldier who died in Vietnam war, this beautiful site became a memorial to all of NM's vets who died in Vietnam. It is now a NM state memorial.

Out of the way, but well worth the trip. And it's beautiful country as well.

[M. Robb, 04/01/2011]

Lt. David Westphall was killed in 1968 in Vietnam; his parents commissioned architect Ted Luna to create a memorial on their ranch, dedicated in 1971. In 1987 it was designated a Vietnam Veterans National Memorial by Congress. There is a visitor center, chapel, and a Huey helicopter displayed.

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