Preston Cemetery Land to be Transferred to State

Posted at: 10/08/2013 12:09 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- It's a big step forward for a new veterans cemetery in southeast Minnesota.

Tuesday, the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners scheduled a day to transfer 167 acres of county land to the state.

A ceremony will take place next Tuesday, October 15th at 11:00am.

Once the land transfer is complete, construction on the project can begin.  The cemetery will become a final resting place for thousands of veterans.