Whitson memorial planned for courthouse lawn

One of Ringgold County’s most famous natives, astronaut Peggy Whitson from Beaconsfield, may soon have a memorial on the courthouse lawn to celebrate her record-breaking achievements in space.
The brainchild of Ken Robertson of Mount Ayr, the plan calls for a memorial rock, similar to the “Freedom Rock” in Diagonal, honoring Whitson and placed on the Ringgold County Courthouse lawn.

 

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