Events to be held during The Wall That Heals’ visit to Paducah

PADUCAH, KY — The Wall That Heals, a traveling version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, will be at Paducah’s Carson Park October 25 – 28.

During its visit, a number of events will be held. They include:

Opening Ceremony

Thursday, October 25th at 6:00 p.m.

A one-hour event during which local elected officials, officers from Ft. Campbell, and representatives of the presenting sponsors will honor veterans on The Wall as well as those who served. Organizers suggest arriving 5:15-5:30 in order to be seated in time for the ceremony. General parking is off the N. 30th Street entrance and Veteran and handicap parking available off Joe Clifton Drive entrance. A drop off zone will also be available near the grandstands.

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Friday, October 26th at 6:00 p.m.

A brief 15-minute ceremony presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars Jackson Harris Post 1191, Paducah.

Representatives of presenting sponsors Milner & Orr Funeral Home, The Paducah Sun, and WPSD Local 6 will lay wreaths.

Closing Ceremony

Sunday, October 28th at 2:30 p.m.

A brief 15-minute ceremony presented by American Legion Post 26, Mayfield.

To find out more about The Wall That Heals, click here.