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National World War I Memorial designed by Arkansas native still on slow track

Ground broken, but hurdles remain

By Frank E. Lockwood

This article was originally published November 10, 2017 at 4:30 a.m. Updated November 10, 2017 at 3:14 a.m.

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Fayetteville native Joseph Weishaar stands at the site Thursday in Washington where ground was broken for the National World War I Memorial. Weishaar is lead designer for the still-developing plan.

Military cadets hold ceremonial shovels Thursday at groundbreaking ceremonies for the National World War I Memorial at Pershing Park in Washington.



Political and military leaders gathered Thursday to break ground on a new National World War I Memorial, a project that has been slowed by regulatory hurdles, fundraising challenges and landscape architecture critics.

Military cadets hold ceremonial shovels Thursday at groundbreaking ceremonies for the National World War I Memorial at Pershing Park in Washington.



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arkateacher54 says... November 10, 2017 at 5:39 a.m.

I can see the headlines in the year 2500 - US Thinking About Building a Memorial to Middle East Wars.

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