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October 9, 2014 – October 12, 2014

American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall Arrives at Patriots Point

The largest traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall will be on display at the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum from October 9th – 12th.  The replica is a 80% scale of the actual wall in Washington D.C., and will be free to view.  It includes the names of more than 58,000 fallen heroes.

Start: October 9, 2014
End: October 12, 2014
Venue: Patriots Point
Phone: 866-831-1720
Address:
40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464, United States
Cost: Free

Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall Opening Ceremony

The largest traveling replica of the iconic Vietnam Memorial Wall will be on display at the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime museum Oct. 9-12.  A special opening ceremony is planned for the evening of Thursday, October 9, 2014. It will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will include Medal of Honor Recipient Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, several state and local officials and a performance by the Official Parris Island Marine Band.

The 360-foot long, eight-foot tall American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) Wall is 80 percent scale of the memorial in Washington D.C. It contains the names of every one of the 58,272 men and women who died in the more than decade long war.  The exhibit will be free and available to visitors around the clock from 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 9 to 12:00 p.m. Sunday, October 12 in The Grove at Patriots Point.  Rubbing sheets and pencils will be provided.

This event is part of the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum’s ongoing efforts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War over the next few years.

Start: October 9, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: The Grove at Patriots Point
Phone: 843-881-5984
Address:
40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC, 29464, United States
Cost: Free
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