State Veterans Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony
Construction of the first State Memorial to honor Connecticut men and women who have served in America's military since Revolutionary War times began with an official groundbreaking ceremony at Minuteman Park, the site of the Memorial, in Hartford Monday afternoon. The Connecticut State Veterans Memorial will honor the more than 1.3 million Connecticut citizens who have served our nation in defense of peace and freedom.
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Hartford, CT 4/22/2013.Before the ceremony, Governor Dannel P. Malloy, and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman, took part in a moment of silence for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings at 2:50 p.m.