Travelling wall arrives

Opening ceremony Thursday at noon

Vietnam program Saturday at 10 a.m.


 The Tour of Honor is sponsoring the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) on May 28th to June 1st.   This event is to honor, respect and remember our American Warriors . This tribute will be displayed in Bingham Park, which is located on Main Avenue (Route 6) in Hawley.  The tribute consists of the following:


 The Tour of Honor is sponsoring the American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT) on May 28th to June 1st.   This event is to honor, respect and remember our American Warriors . This tribute will be displayed in Bingham Park, which is located on Main Avenue (Route 6) in Hawley.  The tribute consists of the following:
An 80% size replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, which contains 100% of the names. It is 380 feet long and is 8-1/2 ft. tall at apex.  This exhibit is called the Traveling Wall, and is the largest of the four replicas that travel the United States.
The Cost of Freedom Memorial is a series of stand up exhibits created in gold dog tags to record the names of those who gave their lives for our freedom, since Vietnam; including present day Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. 
9/11 Memorials, a standup exhibit with lighted twin towers to make sure “We Never Forget”.  Each name of those who lost their lives is recorded according to their location.
Walk Of Heroes. A series of stand up’s to pay tribute and educate all about our countries history and the conflicts the USA has been involved in to insure our freedom. Freedom did not come for free. This represents the True Cost of Freedom in lives.
A nationally acclaimed art display of original paintings, called Vietnam Remembered, and more for viewing, education, and reflections. Posters and prints are available for sale.
Tribute Panel. AVTT offers a personal tribute panel. Anyone can purchase a silver custom inscribed dog tag to place on our tribute panel. This is a tribute and a personal message to a loved one of past or present. AVTT’s tribute panel will travel the USA with all other exhibits.
 World War II.  AVTT presents displays of pictures and information to pay specific tribute to these veterans. Remembering, educating, and respect are main focuses of AVTT. These special Tributes, together with all other before identified exhibits insure that all living veterans are honored, and we are fully; American Veterans Traveling Tribute.
Wednesday, May 27th – Welcome Parade
6 p.m. departing Ray’s ShurSave in Waymart.  Escort will be on Route 6 heading East to Hawley. 
6:30 p.m. Escort should be on Main Street in Honesdale
7 p.m. Escort should arrive in Hawley.
Escort will include over 200 motorcycles, Waymart Police, Honesdale Police, Hawley Police and State Police.  The Committee asks everyone to line Route 6 to welcome the American Veterans Traveling Tribute, waving the American flag.
Thursday—Firefighters & Law Enforcement Day
Noon  - Opening Ceremony & Laying of  Wreaths, Speakers Joe Barletta (local Vietnam Veteran) & Bob Essex (local 9/11 Survivor)  - Wallenpaupack Area School District Chamber Ensemble
4 p.m. Wallenpaupack Area School District Marching Band & Small Ensembles
6 p.m.—8 p.m. Lakeville Methodist Merrymakers
8 p.m. Bagpipes by Garrett Enslin & Taps by Samantha Warnock
Friday—School Day
8 a.m. Reveille
12 p.m.– 2 p.m. Western Wayne School District Chorus & Band
5 p.m.—7:30 p.m. The Pharm
8 p.m. Taps
Saturday
8 a.m. Reveille
10 a.m. Vietnam Veterans Recognition Ceremony, Wayne Highlands School District Chamber Choir,
Bagpipes by Garrett Enslin, Speakers Senator Lisa Baker, State Representatives Sandra Majo, Michael Peifer and Edward Staback.  Closing remarks Col. Robert Suhosky
2:30 p.m.—3:30 p.m. Wayne Highlands School District Small Ensembles
5 p.m.—8 p.m. Local Boys
8 p.m. Taps
Sunday—Motorcycle Riders Day
8 a.m. Reveille
12 p.m. Ceremony, Speakers include Wayne County Commissioners & Gen. Dan O’Neill
1 p.m.—1:30 p.m. Northeasters Barbershop Chorus
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Top Hats & Lace
5 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Glen Scandur with the Riff Kings
8 p.m. Bagpipes by Garrett Enslin & Taps by Samantha Warnock
The public is invited to visit this FREE event.  The exhibits will be open at Noon on May 28 and close at 7 a.m. on June 1.   The 143 New York Volunteer Infantry, a Civil War Reenactment group, will be camped in Bingham Park Friday night to Sunday evening as well.