WWII display to stop in FranklinWritten by Admin
A World War II exhibit from the Museum of Military Memorabilia in Naples, Fla., will travel to Franklin in June.
The mini-museum will be open to the public in Franklin’s Tartan Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 through June 8 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 9.
Greg Garcia, the curator of the collection, will showcase everything World War II from weapons and uniforms to an authentic Army Jeep. A movie presentation of “The Last Bomb” and “The Japanese Surrender” will play at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on June 6 and June 8; 2 p.m. on June 7; and 11 a.m. on June 9. Ted Logan, author of Jump Damn It Jump, will sign books and speak to visitors about his experiences as a World War II pilot at 11 a.m. on June 7.
Admission to all events is free. Any donations received will go to the Macon County Historical Society Museum.