Saturday, November 22, 2008
VISIT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SCHUYLKILL COUNTY
NEW EXHIBIT AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SCHUYLKILL COUNTY.
For Veterans Day this year the Historical Society of Schuylkill County is honoring the men and women of Schuylkill County for the sacrifices they made for their families, communities, and country. A display of some of the wonderful collection of military artifacts, covering all branches of the armed forces from the Spanish American to the Vietnam War is on display. And set up in the museum room.
The exhibit contains uniforms of many styles and era’s including the famous “Eisenhower” jacket from the 1940’s, and a complete Dough boy inform of World War 1. German Helmets of various design brought home by the 103rd Engineers during WW1. And to include many bayonets, daggers dog, tags, medals and ribbons from all wars. There is also a fantastic collection of posters and signs from WWI and WWII.
If you are in the area take the time to drop in and check it out. Also take the opportunity to visit the fabulous Civil War museum located in the Society.
SOCIETY IS OPEN
THURSDAY 10 A.M.-4 P.M.
FRIDAY 10 A.M.-4 P.M.
SATURDAY 9 A.M.- 1 P.M.