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Transylvania History: Memorial To Veterans Erected At Cemetery


May 2, 2019

Plans were completed at the meeting of the American Legion auxiliary last Monday, March 15 night to buy and beautify a lot in Gillespie Cemetery which will serve as a memorial to all veterans of Transylvania County who served in any war.

The lot will be sown in grass and landscaped and on it will be placed a gray granite monument which will be simple in design and stand approximately five feet high. Officials of the auxiliary point out that it will be easily accessible for memorial services, since it is situated in the curve of the driveway in the cemetery. A cobblestone wall will be bui...

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