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World War II remembered at Winsted monument

WINSTED — The 44-foot-tall Soldiers’ Monument in Winsted will be celebrated in a ceremony on Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The monument, which is on Crown Street, was used as an Air Observer Corps observation post during World War II.

Dedicated in 1890 and built as a tribute to the more than 300 Winsted-area soldiers who served in the Civil War, it is the second highest monument in the state.

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