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Proud to Serve

  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Dates: May 17, 2019 to September 7, 2019
  • Times: 10am - 5pm
  • Admission: Adults $6; Senior (60+)/Military/Students $5.50; Child 3-11 $5; Child up to 3 FREE; Members FREE
  • History Museum of Western Virginia
    101 Shenandoah Avenue, NE
    Roanoke, VA 24016
  • Phone: (540) 982-5465
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Proud to Serve/WWII: Photographs from the Creation of the Ledo Road and the Aftermath of Hiroshima

May 17 – Sept. 8, 2019.

Free opening reception, May 17, 5-7 p.m.

Never before published WWII Photos of First Convoy on Ledo Road & Aftermath of Hiroshima. Exhibit combines photography, uniforms, medals, and photographs with war propaganda material, story circles and an oral history project.

Never before published WWII Photos of First Convoy on Ledo Road & Aftermath of Hiroshima.
Uniforms and memorabilia from Roanoke’s military involvement from the Spanish American War up to Operation Desert Storm.

Lectures include:

May 2: Col. Bud Jeffries – Christ Lutheran Church, Roanoke: The Railroad During the War

June 25: Heath Lee author of “The League of Wives”; held at Museums

Story Circles with Mill Mountain Theatre in July and August: contact curator@vahistorymuseum.org for information

Oral History Collection: Each Saturday in June and July; 540-982-5465 or info@vahistorymuseum.org for information

Sponsors:

Evergreen Memorial Trust, Budget Signs, Jim & Dee Harrison, George Kegley, Andy Stone, Gary & Jackie Phillips, Joan Petrus and James Arend, both in honor of Harry Norris

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Proud to Serve
  • 101 Shenandoah Avenue, NE
  • Roanoke, VA 24016
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  • History Museum of Western Virginia
  • Adults $6; Senior (60+)/Military/Students $5.50; Child 3-11 $5; Child up to 3 FREE; Members FREE
  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday