Walk among heroes and remember their sacrifices. The Wall That Heals, a moving replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is bringing its spirit of remembrance and healing to Yates County from August 8 to August 11, 2024.

More than just a monument, The Wall is a journey of reflection. As you walk along the 375-foot black panels, etched with the names of 58,281 fallen service members, feel the weight of history and the enduring legacy of those who served.

Discover the stories beyond the names. The accompanying mobile Education Center delves into the complexities of the Vietnam War, showcasing historical artifacts, personal stories, and interactive displays. Gain a deeper understanding of the conflict's impact and the ongoing ripples it creates.

Find solace and connection in shared remembrance. The Wall That Heals offers a space for veterans, families, and the public to connect and heal. Share stories, learn from one another, and honor the sacrifices made for our nation's freedom.

What You Will See:

The Wall of Faces- Photos of service members on The Wall who list their home of record from the local area. The photos are part of The Wall of Faces, an effort to put a face to every name inscribed on The Wall in Washington, D.C.

In Memory Honor Roll – Photos of local Vietnam veterans honored through VVMF’s In Memory program, which honors veterans who returned home and later died. Digital photos are of In Memory honorees from the state where the exhibit is on display.

A replica of the In Memory plaque that resides on the grounds of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial site in Washington, D.C. and reads:

“In Memory of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War and later died as a result of their service. We honor and remember their sacrifice.”

Items Left Behind – Displays of items representative of those left at The Wall in Washington, D.C. in remembrance of those on The Wall.

Learn about the items on display with The Wall That Heals exhibit by clicking


Honor Your Vietnam Veteran at The Wall That Heals

Returning Home is Not the End of Their Service

The Wall That Heals visits Penn Yan, NY August 8th-11th.

Ensure your Vietnam veteran, who returned home and later died, is honored.

Apply for the In Memory program by July 8th for inclusion in the mobile Education Center display.

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