Sept. 11 artifact arrives in Marseilles

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MARSEILLES, Ill. (AP) - A piece of the Pentagon from the Sept. 11 attacks will be added to a veterans’ memorial in central Illinois.

The News-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1rfJeI0 ) that the stone block arrived Saturday in Marseilles (mahr-SAYLZ’). The piece arrived with an escort of motorcycle riders and veterans. It will become a permanent part of the city’s Middle East Conflicts War Memorial.

The memorial with the stone will be unveiled on June 21.

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Information from: News-Tribune, http://www.newstrib.com

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