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Motorcyclists To Escort Mobile Vietnam Memorial Wall To Bridgeport

The Wall That Heals traveled to Westchester County, N.Y. a few years ago.
The Wall That Heals traveled to Westchester County, N.Y. a few years ago. Photo Credit: The Moving Wall website
Port 5 Naval Veterans are co-sponsoring a visit from a traveling Vietnam veterans memorial this week.
Port 5 Naval Veterans are co-sponsoring a visit from a traveling Vietnam veterans memorial this week. Photo Credit: Twitter

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The Wall That Heals, a mobile half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will stand in Seaside Park this week, after a Wednesday morning motorcade from Westport’s Sherwood Island State Park.

The city and the National Association of Naval Veterans Port 5 has enlisted the support of local motorcyclist organizations to escort the Wall to Seaside Park beginning at 9 a.m. in Westport.

The ceremonies continue with a procession at 10 a.m. The Wall will be on display for the public from 6 p.m. May 4 through noon on May 7.

The original wall was built by the nonprofit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in 1980. The mobile replica has traveled around the world.

For more information, visit portfiveusa.com.

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