Navy Invites Museum to Ship Commissioning

Navy Invites Museum to Ship Commissioning

Board member Colonel Larry Chapman, USMC Ret. and Curator Emmett Casciato set up a booth for the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas at the commissioning ceremony of the USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) on May 14th, in Charleston, SC. Photo by Michel...
Veterans Museum Reopens with World War II Jeep Exhibit

Veterans Museum Reopens with World War II Jeep Exhibit

 BREVARD, N.C. – The Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas is open for the 2022 season, and new this year is an exhibit featuring a World War II Willys Jeep. The exhibit places the restored 1943 Jeep in front of an Army Post Office (APO) somewhere in the European...
Guitar Raffle Benefits Toni Lee Casciato Memorial Fund

Guitar Raffle Benefits Toni Lee Casciato Memorial Fund

Woodworking’s in my blood. Ken Casciato, who donated his hand-crafted electric guitar for a raffle fund-raiser for the Veterans History Museum. Ken Casciato is a lifelong master woodworker of McKees Rock, Pennsylvania. His is retired from his position as a school...
How Do You Get a 1943 WWII Willys Jeep Through a Door?

How Do You Get a 1943 WWII Willys Jeep Through a Door?

New Exhibit featuring a 1943 WWII Willys Jeep How do you get a Willys Jeep through a doorway, around three corners, and installed into a corner exhibit, inside a small building? Ask museum volunteers, Emmett Casciato, Tom Bugala, David Morrow, Phil Mayrand, Ray...
Learning from the Last Survivor of the Band of Brothers

Learning from the Last Survivor of the Band of Brothers

16-year-old student interested in the history of the Band of Brothers Jaxon Hekkenberg, a 16-year-old student from Ontario, Canada, contacted Janis Allen to ask for help contacting Bradford Freeman, now the only living member of the Band of Brothers. After his phone...