By Jennifer McRae

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Groundbreaking began Wednesday on the Adams County Veterans Memorial. It will be built in Riverdale Regional Park in Brighton.

(credit: Adams County)

Colorado Congressman Jason Crow and Ed Perlmutter attended the groundbreaking.

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The memorial will be built on the shore of the Mann-Nyholt Lake and will extend into the water.

(credit: Adams County)

Jennifer McRae