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On Thursday, July 25 at 2:00 pm, Retired Coast Guard Commander Carl Burkhart will present the free program: “Coast Guard Rescues, Heroes, and History” at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. The PowerPoint presentation and talk will cover: The development of...read more
On Wednesday, July 24, at 6:00 pm, the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas will show the movie, Sink the Bismarck. Admission is free. It's spring 1941. Great Britain is the only country in Europe yet to be defeated by the Nazi army, but all of that could change...read more
This one-of-a-kind quilt will be raffled as a fund-raiser for the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas’ capital campaign. “Bravery, Honor, and Valor” is a patriotic sampler measuring 66” x 73”. This original design, which is primarily red, white, blue, tan, and...read more
Photo caption: Seated from left: WWII Veteran James Brush, camper Kate McDaniel (holding book), Kyla McDaniel (age 6), WWII Veteran Verl Luzena, and his son, John Luzena Standing, from left: Evelyn Brush (wife of James Brush), and parents Michael and Rachel...read more
“The Best Birthday Ever!” Eleven-year-old Michael Wigington, from Tupelo, Mississippi, has been following D-Day veteran George Sarros on the Veterans History Museum social media for several months. As Michael's June 4 birthday approached, his mom, Amy Wigington, made...read more
Emmett Casciato was presented with WSPA-TV's Caring for the Carolinas Award on June 25 at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas in Brevard. The ceremony will be broadcast on channel 7 (Spartanburg’s CBS affiliate) on July 2 at 5:00 pm. Channel 7 TV host Jack...read more
Tune in on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Emmett Casciato will be honored on TV with Caring for the Carolina's Award On Tuesday, June 25 at 12:30 pm, please tune in to WSPA-TV, (CBS Channel 7, Spartanburg), when museum curator Emmett Casciato will receive the station's Caring...read more
Brevard Music Center Partners with Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas to Honor Veterans at July 4 Pendergrast Family Patriot Pops Concert Join members of the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas and your fellow veterans for an explosive afternoon of family...read more
The Most Important Weather Forecast in History “The Most Important Weather Forecast in History”—when you hear that phrase, especially this week, you know the reference is to D-Day, when the Allied invasion of Normandy was held up because of pouring rain. D-Day was...read more
Flat Rock, NC resident George Sarros was a motor machinist on LST (Landing Ship, Transport) 515 when his ship and more than 1000 others invaded the coast of Normandy in the dark, early-morning hours of June 6, 1944. Delivering troops, tanks, and ambulances to the...read more
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