'America the Beautiful'

Mead, Barrasso on hand to dedicate veterans memorial

 

Zach Spadt

Pine Bluffs resident Larry Silvey speaks to attendees at the "America the Beautiful" mural dedication ceremony in Pine Bluffs Tuesday. The mural depicts United States landmarks ranging from the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii to landmarks on the United States East Coast. Silvey was instrumental in bringing the mural to Pine Bluffs.

About 100 spectators packed the Pine Bluffs Veterans Memorial Plaza Tuesday to dedicate a tribute to veterans that has been in the works for years now.

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and other dignitaries were on hand for Tuesday's ceremony.

Earlier this month, a mural stretching across the north wall at the veterans plaza was installed by a crew from Salt Lake City.

It includes American landmarks from USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

"America is beautiful not just because of the scenery but because of the people who have sac...



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