Listen to the iHeart interview below with Paul Reyes, host of the exhibit in Citrus Heights. The Wall That Heals exhibit features a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The replica is 375 feet in length and stands 7.5 feet high at its tallest point. Visitors experience The Wall rising above them as they walk towards the apex, a key feature of the design of The Wall in D.C.
OPENING CEREMONY TONIGHT MARCH 29
Invited Speakers: Citrus Heights Mayor Tim Schafer, City Manager Ash Feeney, Police Chief Alex Turcotte, Supervisor Sue Frost, Sheriff Jim Cooper, and District Attorney Thien Ho. - “Taps” at Sunset SacRT to Provide Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service on March 29 Shuttle Bus Service Time: 6 PM to 9 PM Location for pick up/drop off: City Hall Location for drop off/pick up: Rusch Park March 30: 7:15 p.m. Reading of Names March 31: 7:15 p.m. Reading of Names April 1: 7:15 p.m. Reading of Names April 2: 1:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony
THE WALL THAT HEALS in CITRUS HEIGHTS
Now through April 2
Who: The 2023 national The Wall That Heals tour is generously sponsored by USAA. Through a partnership with the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), the trucking industry, and Blue Beacon, the exhibit is able to travel across the country. Since its debut in 1996, the exhibit has been on display in more than 700 U.S. communities in addition to an April 1999 tour of the Four Provinces of Ireland and a visit to Canada in 2005.
What: The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Citrus Heights, CA on March 30 through April 2, 2023 at Rusch Park and will be open 24 hours a day and free to the public. The Wall That Heals 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 58,281 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – Sunday April 2, 2023
7801 Auburn Boulevard, Citrus Heights, 95610
OPEN 24 HOURS