Traveling Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to Arrive in Laclede

| September 8, 2012
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The Traveling Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will arrive at the Pershing Boyhood Home in Laclede on Wednesday.  Click to hear KMZU’s Sarah Scott speak with Administrator Denzil Heaney:

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The ride from Lamoni, Iowa will be escorted by area legion riders, patriot guard riders, and combat veteran motorcycle association riders.  Any nonaffilliated riders are welcome to join in.  The traveling tomb will be in Laclede from Thursday to Saturday.

Press Release from the General John. J. Pershing State Historic Site

The Traveling Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, (3/4 size replica of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers), will be at the general John J. Pershing State Historic Site September 14-15, 2012.

The Tomb will be escorted to the Pershing Boyhood Home campus by area Legion Riders, Patriot Guard Riders, Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association Riders.

Nonaffiliated Motorcycle Riders are also welcome to participate and make this important patriotic ride.

The escort ride will be 9:30AM September 13, 2012 at the Conoco Station Exit #4 Lamoni, Iowa.  The route will travel I-35 south to Cameron.

The Route then turns east and continues on US-36 arriving at Pershing Boyhood Home campus in Laclede, Missouri.

If you have any questions please contact:

General John J. Pershing SHS

660-963-2525

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