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'Leicestershire and Rutland War Memorials Project'

Thursday 20 February 2014 7:30pm
Rutland County Museum
Oakham

Leicestershire and Rutland War Memorials Project by Liz Blood.

A visual tour of some war memorials around Leicestershire and Rutland. It tells part of the story of communitiesí efforts to commemorate local people who died as a result of world conflicts, especially after World War One and World War Two. However it does not end there, local war memorials commemorate casualties from conflicts stretching back to the early 15th century and, of course, down to the present day. Liz Blood will explore some of the stylistic and historical significance of local war memorials, as well as their diversity.

More information about the project is available at : http://www.leics.gov.uk/index/environment/naturalenvironment/heritagewardens/heritagewardens_projects/warmemorials/warmemorials_about.htm

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