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Mariners' Memorial construction nearing milestones

 

February 27, 2020

Caleb Vierkant / Wrangell Sentinel

Several pallets of rebar, which will be used in construction of the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial this summer. Plans are in place to have foundation and pavilion work for the memorial complete by the end of June.

The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial project is moving along at a good pace, according to Brennon Eagle. The memorial has been a long-running project for the community, beginning back in the early 2000s. According to the memorial committee's website, Wrangell High School seniors worked to identify a suitable location and design for the memorial, meant to recognize Wrangellites who lose their lives at sea. The Wrangell Mariners' Memorial Committee achieved tax-exempt status as a nonprofit in 2017. Ground was broken for the memorial at Heritage Harbor in December 2018.

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