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submitted photo Avoca City Council member Phil Olson uses a skid steer to pry Kasota stone out of the ground during the road construction in August 2010, while Jon Frisk stands by to help. The stone, which has been buried in the ground since it was installed as crosswalk in 1895, will be used to build a veteran's memorial in Avoca.

Avoca Veteran's Memorial in the works

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AVOCA -- An October 1895 edition of the Murray County Independent heralds the news.

"The large Kasota stones for street crossings have arrived (in Avoca) and are being hauled to the crossings."


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