Wednesday, 30 May 2012 13:20

WWII display to stop in Franklin

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A World War II exhibit from the Museum of Military Memorabilia in Naples, Fla., will travel to Franklin in June.

The mini-museum will be open to the public in Franklin’s Tartan Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 through June 8 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9.

Greg Garcia, the curator of the collection, will showcase everything World War II from weapons and uniforms to an authentic Army Jeep. A movie presentation of “The Last Bomb” and “The Japanese Surrender” will play at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on June 6 and June 8; 2 p.m. on June 7; and 11 a.m. on June 9. Ted Logan, author of Jump Damn It Jump, will sign books and speak to visitors about his experiences as a World War II pilot at 11 a.m. on June 7.

Admission to all events is free. Any donations received will go to the Macon County Historical Society Museum.

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