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Library closing: The Government and Heritage Library including Genealogical Services will be closed Friday, November 11, 2016 through Saturday, November 12, 2016 for Veterans Day.

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All Veterans Memorial, Asheboro, NC, from Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina.

All Veterans Memorial, Asheboro, NC, from Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina.

Library closing: The Government and Heritage Library, including Genealogical Services, will be closed Friday, November 11, 2016 and Saturday, November 12, 2016 for Veterans Day.

In observance of the Veterans Day state holiday, the Government & Heritage Library will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2016 and Saturday, November 12, 2016.  We will reopen for our normal business hours on Monday, November 14 at 9 a.m.

If you are considering attending a commemorative event, a website called VetFriends has a listing of some events and parades in communities around the state: https://www.vetfriends.com/parades/directory.cfm?state=NC.

And if you would like to learn more about the history of commemorations and memorials in communities around the state, please visit Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/.  You can also learn more about the state’s military history and its veterans in the NCpedia: http://ncpedia.org/gsearch?query=veterans

Thank you to our veterans near and far for your service and sacrifice and best wishes for this holiday weekend,

Kelly Agan, Government & Heritage Library

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