7-foot cross to make return to Mojave National Preserve

BARSTOW, Calif.

The day will mark a more than decade-long fight to save the memorial cross, which was first erected in 1934 to honor those who served in World War I. The cross had been a part of a court battle over having a religious symbol on federal land.

Earlier this year, the cross was stolen just after a supreme court ruled it could stay. A recent a land swap now makes the location of the cross private property.

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