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Sunday ceremony in Front Royal to mark 100th anniversary of WWI Armistice Day

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By Library Company of Philadelphia [No restrictions], via Wikimedia Commons. World War I-era photographs shows crowds filling streets surrounding City Hall in celebration of Armistice Day, November 11, 1918. Photograph shows replica Statue of Liberty, which was unveiled on April 6, 1918 during the Third Liberty Loan drive. Accession Number: 7066.Q.34

A ceremony is planned on Sunday in front of the Warren County Courthouse, to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, which ended World War I.

The event, sponsored by Giles B. Cook American Legion Post 53, gets underway at 11 a.m.  Post spokesperson Bonnie Jones said Friday that the event will feature remarks from Front Royal Town Councilman William Sealock and Clarence “Buddy” Hartsell, amongst others.

Veterans are invited back to the American Legion Post for a luncheon following the ceremony Ms. Jones stated.

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