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“Remembering Our Fallen”, a traveling photo memorial wall of Georgia’s Fallen, will be on display in the lobby of the Lilburn City Hall-Library, September 10-14, 2018. This photographic war memorial honors over 210 Georgia based service members who died while serving our country during The War on Terror (9/11/2001-Present).
“The City of Lilburn is honored to have this important and touching memorial on display,” said City Manager Bill Johnsa. “We invite residents to visit Lilburn City Hall to view the memorial and leave notes for the soldiers’ families.” The exhibit includes seven ten-foot panels, information about the history of the exhibit, and a book for visitors to leave messages for the families.
“We must remember these American Heroes and speak their names when we see their family members. We can never forget those who sacrificed everything for our freedom,” said Bill Williams, co-creator of the memorial. “While this memorial is about those who have died, it was created for the living…to help the families in their grief, while reminding the rest of us of the terrible price paid for our freedom by our current generation of military.”
This memorial, and 18 other state memorials representing 60% of our country’s Fallen since 9/11/01, have been created by Patriotic Productions, a non-profit organization headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. A national traveling memorial that includes all of our country’s Fallen from The War on Terror is now also on tour. For more information visit RememberingOurFallen.org. The memorial is sponsored by Bellevue University.
Lilburn City Hall-Library is located at 340 Main Street, Lilburn, GA 30047.
Memorial viewing times are:
Monday, September 10; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Tuesday, September 11; 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Wednesday, September 12; 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday, September 13; 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, September 14; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.