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Liberty Park dedication held in Burns

Park honors lives lost in 9/11 attacks


September 20, 2018

Courtesy of Linda Heath

Liberty Park in Burns.

Burns residents gathered Saturday morning to dedicate a piece of land honoring those who perished on September 11, 2011.

Liberty Park, the brainchild of former Burns council member Harvey Humphrey, includes a piece of the World Trade Center at the center.

It also includes the ashes of two U.S. flags that were "laid to rest."

In attendance were Laramie County Commissioner Linda Heath, Laramie County Clerk Debra Lee, District Court Clerk Diane Sanchez and Diane Kirkbride, who represented U.S. Senator Mike Enzi's office.

Burns Mayor Ralph Bartels described the park as a memorial to all act...

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