Sunday, May 22, 2011

New Lenox American Legion Post 1977 to host Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall will be hosted by the New Lenox American Legion Post 1977 from May 26 to May 30, 2011.

The wall will arrive at the New Lenox American Legion Post 1977--located at 14414 Ford Drive in New Lenox---on May 26 at 9:30 a.m. and will be open for viewing at noon.

An opening ceremony will take place on May 27th at 4:00 p.m. with a prayer vigil at 7:00 p.m..

The closing ceremony will occur May 30th at 7:00 p.m..

The Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall is a half-sized replica of the Washington, D.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial and has been touring the U.S. for more than 20 years.

Photos and video from the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall at the Tom E. Hartung American Legion Post 1977 in New Lenox.