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Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall

Greene County , The Catskills | Art & Culture , Lifestyle

Come pay your respects to all Vietnam Veterans who served our nation and paid the ultimate sacrifice.  The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall represents more than 58,000 soldiers who died during the Vietnam War.  The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall will offer the community the opportunity to heal and rekindle friendships by visiting loved ones in their hometown who otherwise may not be able to make the trip to Washington, DC.

August 21st - Motorcycle escort of the arrival of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall by the Protectors of New York, American Legion Riders and local law enforcement throughout Greene County.  Escorted ride begins at  9 am at the D. H. Hamilton Steamer Co. #2, 117 Mansion Street, Coxsackie and ends at the Historic Catskill Point, 1 Main Street, Catskill.  Help honor our heroes by proudly flying your American Flags along the escort route and take the time to salute those that paid the ultimate sacrifice.    

August 22nd - Sunrise Posting of Colors with Opening Ceremony beginning at 11 am.  

August 22nd-25th - Observance days.  Venue is open 24 hours a day.  Service Booths open from 8 am - 4 pm and the Name Locator Booth open 8 am to 9 pm.

August 25th - Sunset Closing Ceremony at 7:30 pm with Retreat with Taps.

Please consider donating to this unique and humbling experience by sending your check payable to the Greene County, Treasurer Department, Attn. Vietnam Traveling Wall Fund, 411 Main Street, Suite 462, Catskill, NY 12414.

Parking at Dutchman's Landing Park for general public with transportation to and from venue.  Veteran-only parking at Main Street Station and Ferro's Point located across the street from venue.

Event Details

    Aug. 21, 2019 - June 25, 2019
    08:00 AM - 09:00 PM