By: KDKA-TV News Staff
EXPORT (KDKA) — In Export on Saturday, the community broke ground on a new memorial to honor all veterans in the area.READ MORE: Park City Center Mall In Lancaster Closes Down To Due Reported Shooting
The former memorial was built in 1943 before the end of World War II near the elementary school.READ MORE: Sheraden United Methodist Church Holds 'Blessing Of The Animals' At Site Of Former Church
That memorial was torn down when the school was sold.
Now, the memorial will have a more prominent place in town.MORE NEWS: National Weather Service Determines No Tornado Touched Down In Butler County On Saturday
Organizers say the new memorial is a way to remember the men and women from Export who served our country.