201404065 - Revolution Patriots (ML) - nwherald

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Bob Collins, the Illinois State President for the Children of the American Revolution, speaks about the importance of preserving history during a dedication at the Linn-Hebron Cemetery in Hebron on Sunday, April 6th, 2014. Behind him is the recently established plaque honoring Revolutionary War soldier Major Watson. Sons of the American Revolution are seeing to it that graveyards across Illinois are marked with a plaque showing they have a Revolutionary Patriot buried inside. Linn-Hebron Cemetery in Hebron is the resting spot for Major Watson.