DAR donates tree in honor of 24 central Orleans soldiers who died in World War I

Staff Reports Posted 30 May 2017 at 3:15 pm

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ALBION – Penny Nice, Regent of the Orleans Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), joins Albion Middle School seventh grade Service Learning students Riley Hollenbeck and Zoe Cusson outside the Orleans County Courthouse.

The DAR donated funds to purchase a Cherokee Chief Dogwood tree in memoriam of the 24 soldiers from the Towns of Albion, Barre, Gaines, and Carlton who died during World War I.

The students will be re-dedicating a 3-by-5-foot bronze plaque at the Courthouse’s north entrance on Friday, June 9, at 3 p.m. The public is welcome to attend the ceremony.

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