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November 15th, 2018 - November 18th, 2018
Washington Parish fairgrounds
200 Main St,
Franklinton, LA 70438

The Wall That Heals and the Mobile Education Center provide Vietnam Veterans and their families the opportunity to experience the healing of The Wall without having to travel to Washington D.C. ADMISSION to the exhibit is FREE.The exhibits tell the story of the Vietnam War, The Wall and the era surrounding the conflict, and are designed to put American experiences in Vietnam in a historical and cultural context. The traveling exhibit honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Vietnam War and it bears the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.

The Wall That Heals will be OPEN 24 HOURS from Thursday morning November 15 until 2pm Sunday, November 18. There will be Opening Ceremonies on Thursday morning and brief Closing Ceremony on Sunday. There will be a Gold Star Families recognition event on Saturday, and school groups are invited to plan educational field trips on Thursday and Friday. The visit to Franklinton is the final exhibit of The Wall That Heals on its 2018 tour and the only exhibit in the State of Louisiana. 

The Wall That Heals
The Wall That Heals
Amenities
Event Category
  • Cultural Event
  • Heritage Event
  • Outdoor Event
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome