Trail of Honor - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS


A TRIBUTE TO OUR NATION'S HEROES PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.

The TRAIL OF HONOR began in 2003 as a way to welcome the RUN FOR THE WALL riders and to honor our vets. What began with a single Civil War cannon has grown into an event staffed by more than 300 Living Historians and Volunteers and attracted more than 30,000 visitors in 2013.

What began as a pit stop on the RUN FOR THE WALL has evolved into a 3 day event featuring living history demonstrations of every American WAR from the French Indian War to the Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere against terrorism, as well as various active military displays.

What is the Trail of Honor

A ONE OF A KIND EVENT.

The TRAIL OF HONOR features historicallyaccurate demonstrations of military life on a walking trail through history. From the French Indian War, to the current operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the TRAIL OF HONOR gives the public an insitght ino what our service men and women endured while fighting for freedom.

In addition, the TRAIL offers a chance to meet real life American Heroes. Ex-POWs, Medal of Honor Recipients, Gold Star Families, Tuskegee Airmen, Pearl Harbor Survivors and many more VIPS who are on hand to talk with the public and share their stories.

The TRAIL contains displays and demonstrations of current military equipment and tactics.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:

ADDRESS:
3509 I-55 South
Jackson, Mississippi 39212
(601) 372-5770

EVENT DATES:
May 15-18, 2015

Friday, May 15, 11:30am

Opening Ceremony for The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall

Saturday, May 16, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Trail of Honor open to public

Sunday, May 17, 11:00am to 5:00pm

Trail of Honor open to public

Monday, May 18, 12:00pm

Welcome/Ceremony Run for the Wall Ride

COST:
Free Admittance
Free Parking
Free Shuttle to/From Event Parking, will run every 10-15 minutes
$75 Huey Helicopter Rides, charge per person

LOCATION:
Behind Harley Davidson of Jackson
Parking at the Jackson MS Fair Grounds, Gate 1, 102 S. Jefferson St., Jackson, MS.

SAFETY:
No Pets Allowed
Event is Handicap Accessible
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