Vietnam Traveling Wall & Field of Crosses

Start date: September 13, 2021

End date: September 19, 2021

See Facebook Event Page for details

Location
Custenborder Field
449 Riverside Drive
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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The AVTT-TWF Traveling Wall is a replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. Accompanying the Vietnam Wall this year will be the Field of Crosses, surrounded by flags.  There will be 1,000 crosses honoring all US soldiers that have perished while on active duty between 1975 and today.

The wall will be escorted to Sidney by a motorcycle parade on Wednesday evening with wall installation beginning on Thursday. An opening ceremony will be conducted Thursday evening at 6:30.

Guest speakers Col. David Taylor and Kathy Hayes will present on Friday. 

On Saturday, the 4th Annual Tawawa Park Cruise-In will begin at Noon followed by a Patriotic Concert by the Sidney Civic Band at 6:30.

On Sunday at 8:00 AM, the 1st Christian Church is hosting a service with Rev. Phil Chilcote officiating. A Closing Ceremony will be held at 3:00 PM.

Please see the Facebook event page for more details or call The Shelby County Historical Society at (937) 498-1653.