RICHLAND, Wash. - The Manhattan Project National Historical Park held a Lights for Peace event on August 9 to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. 

The event was at the Fingernail Stage at the Howard Amon Park with performances from Mid-Columbia Mastersingers. 

A trail of 200 candle luminarias led visitors through a contemplative experience. Some featured messages of peace from the public.