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Motorcyclists To Escort Mobile Vietnam Memorial Wall To Bridgeport

The Wall That Heals traveled to Westchester County, N.Y. a few years ago. Photo Credit: The Moving Wall website
Port 5 Naval Veterans are co-sponsoring a visit from a traveling Vietnam veterans memorial this week. Photo Credit: Twitter

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The Wall That Heals, a mobile half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will stand in Seaside Park this week, after a Wednesday morning motorcade from Westport’s Sherwood Island State Park.

The city and the National Association of Naval Veterans Port 5 has enlisted the support of local motorcyclist organizations to escort the Wall to Seaside Park beginning at 9 a.m. in Westport.

The ceremonies continue with a procession at 10 a.m. The Wall will be on display for the public from 6 p.m. May 4 through noon on May 7.

The original wall was built by the nonprofit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in 1980. The mobile replica has traveled around the world.

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