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See below for d the most recent press releases from the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. If you have any questions, please contact Janis Allen


Growth at the Museum Attracts National Attention

Museum attracts National attention and has hosted 20,000+ visitors from 48 states and 26 countries Since its October 2016 opening in the lobby of the former Aethelwold Hotel, the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas has hosted 20,000+ visitors from 48 states and...

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Museum Board Names Interim Curator

Sgt. Maj. C. R. (Bobby) Kotlowski, USMC (Ret.) has been named interim curator of the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas. Emmett Casciato, museum founder and curator, is stepping away from his museum duties until after the November election, as he runs for the...

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Our Fallen on Memorial Day: Parade and Ceremony 2022

Join Transylvania County Citizens to Honor Our Fallen on Memorial Day: Parade and Ceremony Monday, May 30Parade at 9:00 AMCeremony at 10:00 AM The American Legion is sponsoring a parade to honor our fallen heroes and Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30. Hosted by...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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