SD Vietnam War Memorial Dedication Please Support the Memorial Soldiers, Heroes, and teachers information



During the month of September, in addition to the Vietnam War Memorial Dedication, there

are a few other Vietnam-related events happening in the Pierre area: 




The Cultural Heritage Center will be open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both Friday and Saturday, September 15 and 16, and 1 - 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 17. There will be free admission all three days.

The South Dakota State Historical Society will be holding two public programs focusing on Vietnam this September to complement the dedication of the memorial.

                 Sunday September 10    2:00 p.m.  Cultural Heritage Center

                 "Vietnam . . . So Long Ago . . . Yesterday"

                 presented by Douglas Callahan of Sioux Falls



                Sunday September 17   2:00 p.m.   Cultural Heritage Center

                "The U.S. Army Vietnam Combat Art Program"

                presented by Jim Pollock of Pierre and Steve Randall of Sioux Falls; both worked

                as artists in the program

In addition, artwork from the U.S. Army Vietnam Combat Art program by both Pollock and Randall will be on exhibit in the Education Room of the Cultural Heritage Center from September 2006 to February 2007.

321 South Pierre Street

                "Wounded Heart: Figurative Expressions of the Vietnam War and Its
by Vietnam veteran Michael Moore of Agar, South Dakota

                Meet the Artist Reception:  Thursday, September 14  3:00 - 6:00pm
                Display:  September 1- September 30, 2006



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