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The Monuments Tour

Date: Sat. April 2nd, 2016, 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106

Monuments TourJoin us on a tour of the many war memorials erected in Cleveland and vicinity beginning with the Civil War and continuing up to the Iraq War. Some of the major memorials we will visit include the Soldiers and Sailors monument in Public Square and the Freedom Fountain on Veterans Memorial Plaza; lesser known are smaller monuments such as the humble grave of Major Mortimer Leggett who commanded regiments at Shiloh, Vicksburg and Sherman’s March to the Sea, and the Smoky War Dog Memorial in the Metroparks, which commemorates the “tiniest hero of WW II”.

This events is sponsored by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Cleveland Archaeological Society.








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