The Wall That Heals replica is officially open in Springfield, Missouri.
“On Veterans Day 1996, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) unveiled a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., designed to travel to communities throughout the United States. Since its dedication, The Wall That Heals has been displayed at nearly 700 communities throughout the nation, spreading the Memorial’s healing legacy to millions.” – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund website
The Wall That Heals is located at Wesley United Methodist Church in Springfield. It’s open 24 hours a day from Thursday, June 8th, at 10 am, through Sunday, June 11th, at 2 pm. It’s free to visit, but donations are encouraged.
CLICK HERE to visit Wesley United Methodist Church’s Facebook page, to stay up to date with the latest information about The Wall That Heals.
For more information about The Wall That Heals, CLICK HERE to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund website.
“The Vietnam Veterans Memorial stands as a symbol of America’s honor and recognition of the men and women who served and sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War. Inscribed on the black granite walls are the names of more than 58,000 men and women who gave their lives or remain missing. The Memorial is dedicated to honor the courage, sacrifice and devotion to duty and country of all who answered the call to serve during one of the most divisive wars in U.S. history.” – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund website