The traditional Ceremonial Laying of
Eternal the memory of:
writes the newspaper IMERISIOS TIS ACHAIAS (21-08-2013) and goes on
"Already 51 years have passed since on August, 22, 1962, all Greece was shaken to the core by a tragic
accident ... The news of those days did not "travel" with the speed like today ... nevertheless, the accident - five
people lost their lives building the street to bring progress into our region - "travelled" due to the harrowing
publications in the newspapers.
But the offering ... is not forgotten! Every year these days the dynamic CULTURAL SOCIETY
LONGOS "LORD BYRON"
executes a petitionary prayer for the victims, and at the crossroad of the old national road ...
a memorial was build, "as ethical obligation of our society against the people who gave their lives, building the
central street, which later brought prosperity into the region", as the administrative council of the CulturalSociety
Longos mentioned ..."