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Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Morehead City

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall® is coming to Morehead City for Memorial Day weekend to honor our American heroes. The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall® will provide a venue that allows Vietnam veterans, families, and local residents the ability to see the memorial, attain closure, and learn about the Vietnam War.

The Otway Burns Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), with presenting sponsor Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, is hosting the memorial at Glad Tidings Church (4621 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC) Friday, May 26th until Tuesday, May 30th.

At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25th, the memorial and a motorcycle escort will leave the New River Shopping Center in Jacksonville, proceed east on Highway 24. In Morehead City, the escort and memorial will proceed across Highway 70 onto Bridges Street, then turn left on Country Club Road, and enter the Glad Tidings Church property. Groups and individuals interested in helping escort the Wall should contact Cindy Knigge (cdmidgette@aol.com).

Round-the-clock viewing of the memorial will commence following the opening ceremony scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday, May 26th until 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30th when the brief closing ceremony will be begin.

Chapter Regent Linda Phelps says the Otway Burns Chapter is sponsoring the monument in Morehead City, which has a large veteran population, for healing and to allow people the opportunity to visit who otherwise may not be able to make the trip to Washington, D.C. Phelps says she looks forward to seeing people from across the state and beyond during the weekend.

For more information, find the Facebook event “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Morehead City” or contact Otway Burns Chapter NSDAR Regent Linda Phelps (910- 326-6164 or rphelps@ec.rr.com).

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Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in Morehead City
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