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Two veterans to be honored with bridge and highway designations

By Staff | Oct 5, 2016

MUNCY – The families of Private Walter Smith and Lance Corporal William Merrill, along with Muncy Historical Society, will host a Bridge and Highway Dedication Ceremony, in recognition of the deceased soldiers’ service and sacrifices, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Muncy Baptist Church, 11 West Penn Street, Muncy.

The ceremony is to honor and remember the service and sacrifices of Private Smith and Lance Corporal Merrill and it is open to the public. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. Please call (570) 546-5917 or visit the society’s website at www.MuncyHistoricalSociety.org for more information. Family members and state officials will unveil the bridge and road signs at the dedication ceremony.