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Burr Oak's historical memorial monument honoring veterans

 


As Burr Oak prepares for its 150th Celebration of its founding next year, one of the town's monuments will celebrating its 90th year of honoring American's veterans.

This memorial monument was placed at the front entrance to the Burr Oak Cemetery 89 years ago . A dedication was held that Memorial Day during the annual Decoration Day service. The project to acquire this stately stone monument did not come easy at a time where the community was facing one of the hardest challenges in history. It began on March 1931 in the middle of the Great Depression when the Burr Oak Community banded tog...



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