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Wall Escorted to New Bern

March 24 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Escort:Date: Tuesday March 24, 2020 2:30 – 5:30PM Motorcycle

Invitees: Motorcycles, Classic cars. Custom cars, Hot rods. All vehicles must be capable of traveling at highway speeds. Please, no motor scooters, mopeds, or very old antique cars.

Staging Location: The Walmart parking lot in The Shoppes at Goldsboro shopping center, 2908 U.S. Highway 70 W Staging: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm Ride Briefing: 3:30 pm Kickstands up: Approximately 4:00 pm. Arrive Lawson Creek Park in New Bern approximately 5:30 pm.

All participating groups must arrive as one unit. We will not be able to jockey the formation to accommodate stragglers. Large flags are encouraged but MUST be rigged to safely travel at highway speeds. They will be inspected. Be sure to arrive with a full tank of fuel. There are several gas stations adjacent to the shopping center.


LEAD UNIT Highway Patrol car, New Bern Motorcycle Police, Wall Committee Ride Captain, Special Guest riders, one representative from each participating group.

SECOND UNIT The tractor trailer hauling The Wall.

THIRD UNIT Participating motorcycle groups in the order they arrive, car groups in the order they arrive, Highway Patrol chase vehicle (Tailgunner). Each participant will receive a commemorative escort patch while supplies last.
Call Ride Captain Jack Olmstead at 248-410-0994 before 9 pm with any questions. If no answer, please leave a message. You may also send an email to [email protected]

The Wall Volunteers Needed

The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall is coming to New Bern. It will be open to the public March 25-29, 2020 in Lawson Creek Park 24 hours a day. We need volunteers to act as ambassadors, parking attendants, help with volunteer check-in and do other odd jobs and run errands. Please join us and help make this an event to remember. Sign up for one or more shifts below and you will be contacted by a member of the Committee. All volunteers should attend a training session on Wednesday, March 25 at 6:00 PM.



March 24
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:


Goldboro, NC to Lawson Creek, New Bern, NC