24 September 2008

Veterans Cemetery Coming to Dublin, Virginia

"Veterans cemetery soon comes to Dublin.

Southwest Virginia will soon have its first veterans cemetery in Dublin.

Dozens gathered at the Dublin Lions Club Monday for a deed to be transferred for the new cemetery.

The U.S. Army handed over nearly 80 acres to Governor Tim Kaine. The Virginia General Assembly has set aside $11 million for construction, which will be reimbursed by federal grants.

The cemetery should be ready to open at the end of 2010.

Veterans who want to be buried there can submit a pre-application."

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