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Langholm celebrates Neil Armstrong's life

An old copy of the Dumfries and Galloway Standard showing Armstrong's 'Freeman' status Credit: ITV News Border

Langholm is celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong through a series of special events being held in June.

The 'From Moon to Muckle Toon' exhibition is being displayed in Langholm Town Hall and showcases the moon landing and Armstrong's visit to the town.

Display boards showcasing the life of Armstrong Credit: ITV News Border

The town of Langholm in Dumfriesshire claimed the astronaut as one of its own and made him a Freeman in 1972 to commemorate his moon landing, which took place three years earlier.