ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- The Moving Wall, a half-size traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC is coming to Elmira at the end of June.

The Wall will be on continuous public display at Eldridge Park beginning at 5PM on Wednesday, June 29th until 4PM on Monday, July 4th. The Wall will be escorted to the park by the Horseheads American Legion Riders, with a motorcycle escort from Horseheads to Elmira, with a stop for a brief service at Woodlawn National Cemetery.

An opening ceremony will be hosted at the Wall at 4PM on the 29th. The opening ceremony will be live streamed on weny.com, the WENY News app and our social media channels.

The Wall will be erected at the soccer field, next to the west entrance into the park. There will also be a booth to help guests find names on the wall, as well as an education tent featuring speakers throughout the weekend, and military vehicles on display.

Volunteers will also be reading the 58,318 names on the wall, in a continuous reading that will begin at 5PM on June 29th.