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Preserving history: McHenry's sleek new monument honors local veterans

The original Carl Bostrom Post # 160 Veterans Memorial was built in 1957 at the site which at that time was the American Legion Building. The monument was a brick-and-mortar type structure which displayed the names of local men and women who had served in the armed forces.

After 70+ years, the monument was starting to show signs of deterioration with no available space to add additional names of s...

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