Guest post by Walter Arnett of The Exchange Club of Macon

The Exchange Club of Macon invites you to view a replica of history

The Exchange Club of Macon is sponsoring a one day viewing of a Replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers on Monday, February 19, 2018. This historic event is being held at the Macon Railroad Terminal Station, located at the east end of Cherry Street in downtown Macon. The display will be open to the public from 10:00AM to 6:00PM on this one day, only, and the admission is at no charge to anyone.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a United States monument to soldiers who died in battle without having been identified. It is located in Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking Washington, D.C. The memorial was authorized by Congress in 1921 to commemorate those who died in World War I.

Unknown Soldier Memorial
A replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will be brought to Macon’s Terminal Station for one day, February 19, 2018. Photo courtesy the Exchange Club of Macon.

This is an opportunity to honor the many military personnel that have sacrificed their time, and even their lives, in order that our country and citizens may remain free. There will be representatives on the display site to welcome all visitors and pass out literature; they will also be able to answer any questions you may have on the history of this tribute to these National Heroes. The school students of Middle Georgia would certainly enjoy seeing this Replica of Honor, also.

The Exchange Club of Macon is a charity organization dedicating its efforts to Country, Citizens and Community, with child abuse prevention as its one of its primary continuous goals. Through the years, we have contributed some $6 million dollars to various needing organizations in and around Macon. We are always happy to receive visitors to the meetings, with hopes that they are interested in becoming active members. Anyone wanting more information on this, please call Walter Arnett at 478-258-0446. Daytime phone calls only.



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