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Group tasked with preserving monuments in Berks County

Published On: Nov 06 2013 07:08:47 PM EST

A new committee will make sure historic monuments in Berks County have a bright future.

READING, Pa. -

A new committee will make sure historic monuments in Berks County have a bright future.

Pa. Rep. Tom Caltagirone and Pa. Rep. Mark Rozzi unveiled the "Monument Preservation Committee" at the Berks History Center in Reading on Wednesday.

The committee's first goal will be cleaning the monuments, cannons and flag poles at Veterans Grove in City Park.

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The group will also raise money and establish a protocol for starting and preserving new monuments in Berks County.