“Worth Their Medal: Commemorating 75 Years of Veterans Day”

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  • 4/05/23
  • 1 - 4 p.m.
  • Free
  • All Ages
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  • Museum/Exhibit

Event Description

The “Worth Their Medal: Commemorating 75 Years of Veterans Day,” exhibit honors Marion veterans from the Seminole Wars through Vietnam is currently showing at the Marion Heritage Center & Museum. The display features the names and biographies of Marion veterans, including Lieutenant Colonial William “Bill” Reed, brothers John and Robert Titus, William Harrison, and Brigadier General Thomas J. McKean. Learn about the beginning of the largest American Legion in the state of Iowa, American Legion Post 289, and view more than 50 of the highest-ranking medals awarded by the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Space Force, and Merchant Marines. Admission is free and will be open to the public through April 29, Thursday-Saturday, from 1 pm to 4 pm. For more information, please contact the Heritage Center at 319-447-6376, or visit our website at www.marionheritagecenter.org.