Sunday, December 8, 2013
AUGUSTA — A monument with angels bearing the names of the 20 children and six adults killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., last December, will be stopping briefly in Augusta on Saturday.
The “Rock of Angels” memorial, built by Adam Meyer of Cutler, from Maine Coast Creations, and Brian Harkins of Harkins Masonary in Trenton, will be at the Hartford Fire Station in Augusta noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, according to Augusta Fire Department Chief Roger Audette.
The monument is on its way south from Cutler, Maine, to Newtown, and is making a number of stops.
Audette said the memorial of granite and concrete is “Maine’s gift to Sandy Hook.”
A number of donors contributed to the memorial, including Sullivan Granite Company, and designer Noah Mohr.
More information about the memorial is available at MaineLovesSandyHook.com. That site said the memorial was the idea of Richard Gray, formerly of Maine.