Veteran’s Memorial Wall dedication ceremony
A dedication and unveiling ceremony is scheduled for the new Veteran’s Memorial is scheduled at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The Memorial is located on the Wall Street extension near the junction with IL Rte. 125. The Memorial has been built by the Guthrie-Pierce Post 1239 Men’s Auxiliary through donations of labor, materials, and cash. It features two walls sitting on a five-sided exposed aggregate pad. Two block walls are embedded with engraved bricks to form the backdrop. Each brick is engraved with the name of a veteran.