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Keene honors local soldiers, sailors on Memorial Day

Larry House reads the names of the Keene veterans who have died and are buried in Keene. (Provided photo — Naj Wikoff)
Keene town Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson gives remarks. (Provided photo — Naj Wikoff)
Pete and Amy Nelson mourn those who gave their lives. (Provided photo — Naj Wikoff)

KEENE — American Legion Marcy Post 1312 hosted a Memorial Day ceremony in the town of Keene Monday, May 31 at the veterans memorial site on Norton Cemetery Road.

There was an honor guard, firing squad, patriotic music and the playing of “Echo Taps.” Names of all the Keene residents who served since the Revolutionary War were read aloud.