The new war memorial will replace the one that was previously torn down.

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.

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The former memorial was built in 1943 before the end of World War II near the elementary school.

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That memorial was torn down when the school was sold.

Now, the memorial will have a more prominent place in town.

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Organizers say the new memorial is a way to remember the men and women from Export who served our country.