Canby, Oregon: Vietnam Era Statue and Helicopter

Dedicated in 2011, a bronze statue of a marine, accompanied by a Vietnamese child, carries a soldier towards a Army medical Huey helicopter suspended above the plaza. The memorial has several nods to Asian culture, including a giant Shou symbol, and a Buddhist bell.

Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial Park

Address:
900 SW 1st Ave, Canby, OR
Directions:
Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial Park, 99E east side of town. Burgerville next door, 909 SW 1st Ave.
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Vietnam Era Veterans Memorial Park.

Vietnam Memorial Suspended Helicopter

Along Highway 99E in the center of Canby, Oregon, there is a real helicopter suspended in the air. This helicopter is the centerpiece for a Vietnam Era Soldiers Memorial. Below the helicopter is a helipad with a bronze statue of a soldier carrying a wounded person and a child following behind.

[Jody Day, 05/22/2012]

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