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“Special exhibit featuring 645,000 poppy flowers to bring awareness to meaning of Memorial Day; opportunity to pause and remember fallen servicemembers”

From a press release:

“Friday, May 27 – Sunday, May 29, 2022

The USAA Poppy Wall of Honor – a temporary installation honoring the more than 645,000 American servicemembers who gave their lives in service to our nation since World War I – will return to the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for Memorial Day weekend.

Girl visits The Poppy Memorial, a temporary memorial made by USAA consisting of more than 645,000 poppy flowers, with each flower honoring a fallen military servicemember since World War I, is seen at the National Mall on May 25, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rodney Choice/AP Images for USAA)

The Poppy Wall of Honor is 133 feet long and stands 8-1/2 feet tall and contains a two-sided exhibit experience. Visitors will learn more about the true meaning of Memorial Day, the poppy flower and conflicts since WWI and also have the opportunity to pause and reflect as they see the more than 645,000 poppy flowers that represent the lives lost in combat since WWI.

During its previous appearances on the National Mall, the last of which occurred in 2019 prior to the pandemic, more than 25,000 visitors viewed the highly emotional exhibit. The Poppy Wall of Honor exhibit provides a moment to pause and remember all who’ve given their lives in combat for our freedoms.

USAA’s Poppy Wall of Honor is located on the National Mall between the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Constitution Gardens Pond, adjacent to Constitution Avenue NW. 20th St. NW is the closest cross-street.”

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