Special Exhibit - African American Servicemen - Camp Gorden Johnston Museum

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Name: Special Exhibit - African American Servicemen - Camp Gorden Johnston Museum
Date: February 1, 2021 - February 27, 2021
Event Description:
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit to honor our country’s African-American Servicemen. This exhibit will open Tuesday, February 2 at 11 am and will be on display at the museum until Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 5 pm. The Museum is launching a campaign to find and preserve the individual stories of the African American men that trained at the Camp and the men and women from the Florida Panhandle that served in WWII.
The Camp Gordon Johnston Museum is launching a campaign to find and preserve the individual stories of the African American men that trained at the Camp and the men and women from the Florida Panhandle that served in WWII. Through the month February (Feb 2-27) the Museum will display an expanded and updated exhibit of African American service in WWII, and will include these stories as they are submitted.
 
Family members who know any stories of African American service members who trained or served at Camp Gordon Johnston are invited to please share them so that their stories can be included at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum. The stories can be emailed to the archivist at archivist@campgordonjohnston.com. Photos and scanned documents are very welcome as well. If all that is known is a name, Camp Gordon Johnston Museum staff and volunteers will try and research it.

 
 
Location:
1873 Hwy 98 West, Carrabelle FL
Date/Time Information:
Month of February
Contact Information:
850.697.8575
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