Traveling memorial coming to Middlesboro

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. (WYMT) - Preparations are underway in Middlesboro for the moving Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

The wall is being set-up in the Middlesboro city parking lot. Several Vietnam veterans in Bell County tell us several of their friends died in the Vietnam War. They are setting up the wall in front of the old Middlesboro High School, where the men spent time together before going to war.

The opening ceremony is Thursday, August 1st at 7:00 PM. The postponed Independence Day fireworks will follow the ceremony.

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