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Community | 11th April 2024
 

Proclamation of Kinship from Wapakoneta, Ohio

 
 
 

Neil Armstrong’s home town sends declaration of
friendship and co-operation to the Muckle Toon

Langholm Ewes and Westerkirk Community Council has received a framed copy of a Proclamation from the Office of the Mayor of Wapakaneta, Ohio.

It marks ‘A day establishing a Kinship Connection between the Wapakoneta, Ohio area and the region surrounding the Burgh of Langholm, Scotland via the accomplishments of Neil Armstrong the first human to walk on the moon’. It is dated 4th December 2023.

Wapakaneta in Ohio is the home town of Neil Armstrong. He was born on his grandparents’ farm nearby in Washington Township. It is also the location of the Armstrong Air and Space Museum. Neil was made the Freeman of Langholm in 1972.

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