Traveling Vietnam Wall Visits NW Ohio This Week

(Oak Harbor, OH) The traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall is making a return visit to Northwest Ohio.

A week of activities starts later today when the traveling wall is led by an honor escort from Oak Harbor High School at 3:30 p.m. 

The replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall will take up residence starting Thursday at Camp Perry near Port Clinton. Set up begins tomorrow morning and opening ceremonies are scheduled for 5 p.m. 

A reading of the names of seven Ottawa County residents killed in the Vietnam War takes place Friday at 7 p.m. The exhibit will be available for public display until Sunday at 3 p.m., when closing ceremonies are scheduled. 

The moving memorial wall last visited in 2012 at Elmore, drawing an estimated 65-hundred visitors. 

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