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Multiple monuments located on the Diamond

August 1, 2013

Photo from the St. Marys Historical Society collection Pictured is a monument that was formerly located in the lawn of the Diamond from the veterans of the First World War saluting those who served in the Second World War. It was removed sometime in the 2000s.

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of articles from a presentation recently given by local historian Ray Beimel on the history of the Diamond.
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There are a number of monuments on the Diamond, some of which are more well known than others. 
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