A dedication ceremony for the new Ross County Vietnam Veterans Memorial will be held Saturday, May 18th. The memorial is located along Yoctangee Parkway in Chillicothe.
Twenty one Ross County soldiers lost their lives in the war and will now forever be remembered with the memorial. The dedication ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. and will feature helicopter flyover.
Pastor Steven Schmidt of Tabernacle Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. Schmidt was a decorated helicopter pilot in the Vietnam Veteran Conflict.
The Parkway will be closed to traffic on May 18th and the Y will close at noon to allow for use of the parking lot for those attending the dedication.
olf cart shuttle service will also be available and additional parking will be available in Yoctangee Park and in the Chillicothe High School Parking lot.