Wilson County Veterans Museum

About The Museum and Plaza

About The Museum and Plaza

The Wilson County Veterans Museum and Plaza is located adjacent to the county’s courthouse on East Main Street in Lebanon, Tennessee.
It honors the men and women how served their country in all the U.S. Armed Forces.

The Museum is dedicated to veterans of all conflicts and features a treasure trove of artifacts from World War I & II, Korea, Vietnam, and Desert Storm. The crown jewel of the museum is a UH-1 Helicopter better known as a “Huey.” American soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War between 1966-68 flew in the helicopter. You can see many of the bullet holes from intense combat. And from 1980-95, it was used by members of the Tennessee Army Nation Guard in a variety of missions.

The plaza features carved granite stones depicting men and women from all the U.S. Armed Forces. They include the names of Wilson Countians who paid the ultimate price for our freedom.

Displays of U.S. Conflicts

  • 01 | Longhunters & Settlers
  • 02 | War of 1812 & Mexican War
  • 03 | Civil War
  • 04 | World War I
  • 05 | World War II
  • 06 | Korean War
  • 07 | Vietnam
  • 08 | Desert Storm
  • 09 | Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • 10 | Tennessee Maneuvers

The 10 displays are interactive. By touching a button, visitors can choose to watch 3 videos related to the conflict.

Hall of Honor
The Hall of Honor is a quarterly tribute to one soldier from each of the 5 branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Their photo and story about their service will be on display.


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