Vietnam Wall replica opened to the public in Tupelo

This has been a historic two days in Tupelo honoring the Vietnam Veterans and the official opening of the Vietnam War Memorial which now sits in Tupelo's Veterans Park.

Posted: Nov 3, 2017 12:34 PM
Updated: Nov 3, 2017 12:36 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — This has been a historic two days in Tupelo honoring the Vietnam Veterans and the official opening of the
Vietnam War Memorial which now sits in Tupelo's Veterans Park.

There were several well-known speakers on hand including Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, various state legislators as well as decorated Vietnam veterans.

They all paid tribute to the men and women and in some cases even teenagers who gave their lives during the Vietnam War.

The celebration started Wednesday with stories of the war.

Thursday marked the debut of the beautiful wall which is 60 percent of the actual size of the Vietnam Wall located in Washington, D.C.

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