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April 10, 2013

P.M. UPDATE: Motorcycle escort planned for Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall in Tahlequah

— TAHLEQUAH --  A motorcycle escort will accompany the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall replica on its journey to Tahlequah on Tuesday. The monument will be open to the public from April 17-20 at Tommy Thompson Football Field at Sequoyah High School.

Interested riders will meet at the Big Chief Truck Stop at Big Cabin at 9 a.m. The wall and its escort will depart Big Cabin at 10 a.m. for the journey to Tahlequah, and are expected to arrive in Tahlequah around noon April 16.

Those interested in being part of the escort may join in at any point along the route. Beginning at Big Cabin, the wall and its escort will follow U.S. 69 and will pass through Adair, Pryor, Chouteau, Wagoner and Muskogee, and then travel U.S. Highway 62 from Muskogee to Tahlequah.

The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall will be in Tahlequah April 17-20 at Sequoyah High School Tommy Thompson Field. The monument is a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It is dedicated to all Americans who served in Vietnam and honors all veterans of the United States military forces. It will be open 24 hours per day for visitors.

 

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