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Travelling Vietnam Memorial Wall Returns After 30 Years

Published: September 28, 2016

Eugene, Oregon -The Moving Wall commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and it's back in Eugene following a 30-year hiatus.  President Obama proclaimed 2012 - 2015 as the, "50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War."  

This replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. will be on display in Skinner's Park from September 29 through October 2.  Viewing of free and is open 24 hours a day. Bring the Moving Wall back to Eugene has been spearheaded by the Emerald Empire Chapter of the Military Officer's Association.  Support for this effort can be made by visiting the Emerald Empire Chapter site.

The Eugene, Cascades & Coast region has many museums and memorial sites. Learn more about military history by visiting the Oregon Coast Military Museum in Florence or explore the rich history of our region and its people by visiting one of our  many community museums.  

Author: Andy Vobora

Vice-President of Stakeholder Relations, Travel Lane County
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Travel Lane County markets and promotes the Eugene, Cascades and Coast region as a destination for travel, conventions, sports, meetings and events. It serves as a private, nonprofit association dedicated to economic development through visitor spending, which pumped more than $633.1 million into Lane County, Oregon's economy in 2015.