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PHOTO: Stuart Cassidy
A collaborative effort between the courthouse museum and Cannelton Foundation, those involved say they hope a planned veterans park will become a central gathering place for the community. Above, artist Greg Harris, center, looks on as project organizer David Marsh presents a scaled model of what the main monument would look like. According to Harris, the artwork is a tribute to military families and the sacrifices that all make in defense of the nation. Cannelton Foundation President Rob Moskos hold the microphone.
Enduring freedom

By STUART CASSIDY

Staff Writer

 

CANNELTON – In honor of local patriotic lineage, a group of like-minded citizens hope to memorialize those who fought to protect freedoms. A parade of former servicemembers lined the grounds where a veterans memorial park is planned in Cannelton. In the shadows of the Old Courthouse Museum, a ceremony announcing the monument and an official groundbreaking took place Thursday.

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