Visiting ‘Wall’ arrives Tuesday

Published 4:33 am Saturday, November 10, 2018

“The Wall That Heals,” an exhibition that includes a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be arriving in Washington Parish next week.

Tuesday will be the escort of the wall and Wednesday it will be assembled at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds in Franklinton. There will also be a soft opening at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

On Thursday, the wall will officially open for public viewing. The opening ceremony will be at 9 a.m.

The wall will remain open 24/7 until Sunday, Nov. 18. On Saturday, Nov. 17, there will be a Gold Star families ceremony at 11 a.m. and a candlelight vigil at 6 p.m.

The wall will close to public viewing on 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. The closing ceremony will be at 1 p.m.