Museum Founder and Curator Emmett Casciato, Honored by DAR

Museum Founder and Curator Emmett Casciato, Honored by DAR

On Tuesday evening, May 14, members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and their guests convened at Lola’s Old Hickory House for dinner and the organization’s installation of officers for 2019-2021. The business meeting...
David Smale’s lecture draws large crowd

David Smale’s lecture draws large crowd

Door Gunner David Smale’s Lecture “Scramble the Seawolves” Draws Large AudienceOn Thursday, April 25, Brevard resident David Smale told stories of his Vietnam experience asdoor gunner and Crew Chief with the Navy’s first and only dedicated attack helicopter...
Free WWII Movie: U-571

Free WWII Movie: U-571

On Wednesday, May 22, at 6:00 pm, the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas will show U-571. A team based on a U.S. submarine is sent on a mission to capture a German U-Boat intact, in order to steal the Enigma Machine (German code generator). This will enable them...
Pinning Ceremony for Museum’s New Pathfinders

Pinning Ceremony for Museum’s New Pathfinders

The museum’s new Pathfinders received their Pathfinder pins from museum curator Emmett Casciato at the WNC Military History Museum on August 17. Attending training to become guides at the museum, these volunteers learned basic procedures for operating the...