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  • North Shore Dr.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Category: See + Do
  • Sub-Category: History + Landmarks
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Vietnam Veterans' Monument

The memorial stands just above the north shoreline of the Allegheny River between the PNC Park and Heinz Field.
The canopy covering the statues is taken from the shape of a hibiscus flower pod, an Asiatic symbol of rebirth and regeneration, symbolizing the warrior's return to peace to begin the journey of healing the scars of war.
On the ceiling of the canopy are wind chimes, signifying prayers for the dead each time they chime.
The configuration of the statues is symbolic of the welcome home that veterans have historically treasured.