January 31, 2023
The museum put 500 markers on the front lawn of the institution that represent the 500 soldiers from Wellington County that served in the first world war, World War II, Korea and Afghanistan
Wellington County Museum and Archives held a remembrance ceremony in Fergus Friday to commemorate the soldiers that sacrificed their lives for equality of all people, democracy and the rule of law, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and freedom of religion.
“Here at the museum, our job is to put history into context; sometimes, that’s easy but in an event like today and the sacrifice like what you see represented behind us on the lawn, that becomes impossible,” said Kyle Smith, activity programmer at Wellington County Museum and Archives.
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