Image courtesy Murray County Fair

Slayton American Legion Post 64 has procured American Veterans Traveling Tribute to bring the traveling Vietnam Wall along with the Cost of Freedom panel display to Slayton MN August 15-20. These dates happen to coincide with the Murray County Fair as well.

This wall is an 80% replica of the actual wall in Washington DC. The Wall consists of 144 panels spanning 360 feet,  in addition to the Vietnam Wall display, there is The Cost of Freedom panels, 72 of them, which is a tribute to every conflict that the United States has been in starting with WW1.

The plan is on Tuesday August 15  is to escort the transport for the traveling wall leaving Fulda , at approximately 12 noon, Slayton Legion Riders are the lead, into Slayton  to the display location, setup, and then opening ceremonies at 7pm. Entertainment follows opening ceremonies.

As the time frame gets closer we will release more information on timing of everything once a schedule has been set.