The American Veterans Touring Tribute Vietnam Touring Memorial Wall concluded its final day at Metropolis Park in Parkersburg on Sunday. Regardless of the rain, individuals gathered to view the wall till it departed. Tammie Ferguson, one of many organizers, expressed her gratitude for the superb turnout over the weekend. The precise variety of attendees is unknown as many veterans choose to go to the wall late at night time or early within the morning to stay nameless. The wall shall be returned to Texas for the subsequent three weeks earlier than persevering with its year-round journey.
Throughout its time in Parkersburg, elementary college college students had assignments associated to the wall. Some college students have been tasked with discovering details about the ladies named on the wall, in addition to people their households could have identified. Ferguson said that the presence of the wall has been a blessing for many who are unable to go to the wall in D.C.