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Civil War veterans plaque nearly ready

CORNWALL — Plans for the dedication of a plaque to commemorate Cornwall’s Civil War veterans were finalized at the Tuesday, Oct. 15, meeting of the Board of Selectmen.

First Selectman Gordon Ridgway reported that a 5,500-pound stone has been placed in Cornwall Hollow near the General Sedgwick monument on Route 43. A plaque listing names of Cornwall veterans will soon be affixed to the stone, ready for the ceremony which will take place on Sunday, Nov. 10, beginning at 2 p.m. The observance will fittingly coincide with Veterans Day weekend.

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