Thursday, 31 May 2012
Museum of Military Memorabilia, Inc., permanently located in Naples, Fla., will bring a traveling World War II exhibit to Franklin, June 6-9.
The mini-museum will be open to the public, free of charge, in Tartan Hall, 26 Church Street, Franklin, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 6-8, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 9. Curator of the collection, Greg Garcia, 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 Wednesday and Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Thursday at 2 pm; and Saturday at 11 a.m. The war display and movie are co-sponsored by Macon County Historical Society, and the Community Relations Committee of First Presbyterian Church, Franklin.