MINDEN, NV — The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., will visit Douglas County for the first time this spring.
The wall, which has been in circulation around the country since 1984, will land in Minden the week following Memorial Day.
Eastside Memorial Park is proud to sponsor the wall’s visit to our community. By bringing this monument to Minden, Eastside Memorial Park seeks to honor veterans and facilitate a healing experience for the friends and families of those who died or are missing in Vietnam. The Moving Wall’s visit will provide a remembrance site for community members who have not been able to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. Its local presence will also create the opportunity to educate younger generations about the war and its impact on our nation.
Details of the event:
Location: Eastside Memorial Park, 1600 Buckeye Road, Minden, NV 89423
Dates: May 31, 2018 through June 4, 2018
Times: Open 24 hours
Opening Ceremony: Friday June 1st @10 a.m.
Candle Light Vigil: Saturday June 2nd @9:30 p.m.
Closing Ceremony: Sunday June 3rd @7 p.m.
Eastside Memorial Park is currently seeking sponsors and volunteers to help support The Moving Wall’s visit. If you are interested in supporting this historic event, please contact Nadia Shahin of Eastside Memorial Park at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 775-782-4554.
To visit the event page, go to @themovingwallmindenproject on Facebook.