The Vietnam Veterans of America Memorial Wall completed its final day at Parkersburg City Park on Sunday. Regardless of the rain, people today gathered to appear at the wall till it was gone. Tammie Ferguson, one particular of the organizers, expressed her gratitude for the terrific turnout more than the weekend. The precise quantity of attendees is unknown simply because several veterans choose to take a look at the wall late at evening or early in the morning to stay anonymous. The wall will be returned to Texas for the subsequent 3 weeks ahead of continuing its journey all through the year.
In the course of their time in Parkersburg, the elementary college students had assignments connected to the wall. Some students have been tasked with discovering data about the females listed on the wall, as nicely as men and women their households may possibly have recognized. Ferguson mentioned the wall’s presence has been a blessing for these unable to take a look at the wall in Washington