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 By Janis Allen    Lifestyles

Students Find Fun At The Veterans History Museum

Are young people interested in history? On Nov. 4, eight students from Bethany Christian Church School (ages 11-14) took a customized learning tour of the nine galleries of the... — Updated 11/18/2021

 By Janis Allen    Lifestyles

Diorama Artist Creates Tribute to WWII Veteran

The new diorama at the Veterans History Museum tells a story. Artist Dale Wall calls it “Tiger, No More.” A German Tiger tank is shown in the diorama, disabled and off the track. An American Sherman tank has already damaged... — Updated 10/27/2021


Marine Holds Events To Honor WWII Veterans

Over two days, Aug. 17-18, 33-year-old Marine veteran Andrew Biggio held three events to honor WWII veterans. First, at a book-signing reception at the Veterans History Museum of... — Updated 8/25/2021

 By Janis Allen    Lifestyles

Four Veterans Honored With Quilts Of Valor

Four local veterans, surrounded by their friends and family members, received Quilts of Valor in ceremonies on Aug. 14 at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas: John Fukushim... — Updated 8/18/2021

 By Janis Allen    Lifestyles

Pisgah Forest Rotary Club Tours Museum

Thirty-one members of the Pisgah Forest Rotary Club toured the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on July 25. Museum founder and curator Emmett Casciato gave the group an... — Updated 8/10/2021

 By Janis Allen    News

WWII Veterans Receive Prayer Shawls

Knitters with the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Ladies' Guild recently made warm, comforting and colorful prayer shawls, which were presented to three local World War II veterans.... — Updated 7/28/2021

 By Janis Allen    Lifestyles

Brevard College Senior Interns At The Veterans History Museum

By Janis Allen Brevard College history major Sam Hipp became curious about the little-known stories of World War II history when he was 10 years old. He looked for books where he could learn things that weren’t in the regular his... — Updated 5/10/2021


Witness To War Captures 21 Local Veterans' Stories

An interviewer from Witness to War, an organization dedicated to preserving veterans' stories on video, recently interviewed 21 local veterans in Brevard's Veterans History Museum o... — Updated 3/12/2020

 By Janis Allen    Features

Military History Museum Created By Community

(This is part three of an update on Brevard's WNC Military History Museum as it approaches its one-year anniversary at 21 E. Main St. Each part of this series focused on one aspect... — Updated 8/16/2018

 By Janis Allen    Features

WNC Military History Museum Celebrates One Year In Current Home

(This is part one of a three-part update on Brevard's WNC Military History Museum as it approaches its one-year anniversary at 21 East Main Street (beside the courthouse). Each... — Updated 8/1/2018


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