More than a replica
It was a dreary 2018 autumn morning when the final touches of Missouri’s Vietnam Wall replica were completed. Speak with anyone who was there, and the last thing they’ll mention is the weather.
For us, this day marked the finalization of our first goal: Bring America’s Wall to the heartland.
This awe-inspiring full-scale Wall offers veterans, civilians and those currently serving a place to reflect on the sacrifices of all service men and women in the quiet, peaceful setting that Perryville offers – at no cost.
Our Memorial is located 1.5 hours from St. Louis, Mo., and approximately 3 miles off a major interstate, making it easily accessible for visitors, especially those with limited capacity for travel.
Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial is destined to grow. While we do not charge admission, we ask for a small donation of $10 per person to continue our important work.
how this project came to life...
“This is not just a project for us. This is a project for everyone who cares about this country, who cares about the military and who appreciates the sacrifices that have been made. It’s up to us to make sure that courage and selflessness like that is not forgotten.”
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Welcome Center - Complete
Learn how to make the most of your experience, and discover our goals for the Memorial as it grows.
America’s Wall - Complete
Visit a full-scale black granite sister wall to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, identical to that on the National Mall in Washington D.C.
Veterans and Military Museum - Complete
We’re currently seeking artifacts and mementos for our Museum. Let us know if you have access to artifacts you think are a good fit.
Honor Flag Memorial – Coming Soon
An intimate, contemplative space in which to hold small memorial services and other ceremonies.
Veterans Hall - Coming Soon
Event space where organizations, individuals and businesses can host receptions, celebrations and other events.
Interfaith Chapel - Coming Soon
A quiet space where visitors of all faiths can reflect and pray.
Scattering Oak Grove - Coming Soon
A shaded area where loved ones can spread the remains of their veteran.
Cemetery - Coming Soon
A serene field to serve as the final resting place for our heroes.
Reflecting Fountain - Coming Soon
A gorgeous backdrop to provide soothing sounds for meditation at America’s Wall.
All coming soon projects require donations from supporters around the nation.
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THE WELCOME CENTER
Overlooking the memorial and calming landscapes, our Welcome Center will cultivate an inviting atmosphere, allowing visitors to take time to reflect and remember.
Featuring a gift shop, an event and chapel area and a media room, the Welcome Center will be a functional space, ideal for hosting reunions, providing a space for honoring those who served, and offering a shared space that will benefit the community at large.
VETERANS AND MILITARY MUSEUM
Containing artifacts from the past through today, exhibits will guide visitors through America’s history, commemorating veterans through stories of strength, triumph and bravery.
If you have artifacts or mementos you would like to donate to our military Museum’s collection, please contact us.