Nation Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Civil War

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(KFOR) Today marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Bells were rang across the country as a way to celebrate the end of slavery and pay tribute to the lives lost.

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church was just one of many churches, businesses, and schools that participated in the commemoration event as bells were rang across the country at 2:15 p.m.

“It is wholly fitting that as we mark the 150th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities that brought an end to slavery, we should ask all citizens to ring the bell of freedom so that we can reaffirm our nation’s commitment to upholding the highest standards of fairness, equality and opportunity under the law for all people,” St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Robert Fasol said.

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