vietnam veterans memorial

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Nearly 300 people who were killed in action during the Vietnam War are now among thousands more entered into the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor, seven years after the effort began.

Vietnam Memorial Arrives in Eden

Jul 18, 2012
Joshua Ranney

Hundreds of motorcyclist escorted a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to the Town of Eden Tuesday. 

A police motorcade and members of the Vietnam Riders and Patriot Riders motorcycle groups traveled with a truck and trailer carrying the wall to the Newell-Faulkner Post 880 American Legion Hall off Route 62. 

It will be open for public viewing from noon Thursday through Sunday at the Legion grounds off Main Street in Eden. 

The wall contains the names of more than 58,000 Americans killed or missing in the Vietnam War.