Medal of Honor memorial unveiled in Point Place

A memorial was unveiled Monday in Point Place to honor soldiers from the Toledo area who earned the Medal of Honor. Seven more plaques will be installed to commemorate soldiers.

One of the event organizers, Nick Haupricht, is a Vietnam War veteran. Heâ??s the Chairman of Remembrance Inc, a group dedicated to the restoration of war memorials.

â??This should have been done 150 years ago,â?? he said.

Heâ??s excited about the memorial and says others have already shown interest in the seven other plaques that will be installed.

The memorial is in Bayview Park in Point Place along Summit Street.