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Introduction
1)
Title
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2)
Town, State
Somers, NY
3)
ID #
513
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 17, 1999
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
July 07, 2003
6)
Site Worked Last
August 08, 2009
Content
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1)
Self-sacrifice
2)
War Dead or those Serving and Dying
3)
Not Applicable
4)
Male and Female
5)
Racially silent
6)
Vietnam War
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Parallel
3)
Diorama|model|complex
4)
Stone/rock and metal
5)
Big
6)
Main + One
7)
Inscribed/lettered directly
8)
Text available, partial
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6100-630.1, 6100-630.2, 6100-630.3, 6100-630.4
10)
Design Preservation
Good
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
Yes
11.1)
Parallel Description
Geometric
11.2)
Parallel Preservation
Good
11.3)
Parallel Scale Inscription/Text
Average (life-size)
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Artist/Artistic Group: Cohen, Julia
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Park/Garden/Lawn/Field
2)
Land (elevation/depression)
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
5 Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
5 Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
5 Good
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
6 Very Good
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
5 Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
5.2 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
1986
6)
Not Entered
7)
Not Entered
9)
Mall/Mall-like site
10)
Other Monuments on Site
11)
Satisfactory
12)
County government
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
No Perceived Theme Match
Demography
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1)
File Number
26
2)
Town/City
Somers
3)
County
Westchester
4)
District
Intentionally Blank
5)
State
NY
6)
Zip
10589
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
9)
Longitude (GPS)
10)
Intersecting Street 1
SR-35
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Orchard Hill
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Lasdon Park
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Trail of Honor
15)
Man-made
16)
16.1)
Government, county
16.2)
Veterans group(s)
17)
1946-1973
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
October 17, 1999
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
July 07, 2003
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
21.1)
Site Survey
21.2)
Government Materials
21.3)
Newspaper
21.4)
Promotional Materials
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
DEVELOPMENT DATES: Assumed the following based on available information:
Start was 1986, year county purchased estate from Lasdons. Dedicated 1987
as the Trail of Honor was dedicated in 1997, 10 years after the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

SPONSOR(S): Veterans Group -- Vietnam Veterans of America, Westchester Chap 49.



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