Rare early camouflage and mementos of an outstanding military career are among the new additions to the Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum.
Linda Minichiello is busy curating and preserving a number of interesting artifacts recently received at her Carrabelle domain.
Among the new acquisitions are mementos of Lt. Col. Sam F. Warren, an Apalachicola native who landed on the beach at
A rare uniform has been added to the museum’s collection as well.
A camouflage jacket and trousers used briefly by the US Army during World War II and rescued from the dustbin at a
Another treasure that Minichiello is preparing for display is a box of old newspapers from
Also on display now are examples of miniature magazines and letters received by soldiers in combat.
The Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum will once again participate in Smithsonian Magazine's National Museum Day. This is the seventh year the museum has been invited to participate in this event. There will be music and light refreshments. The museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 28.
All are invited to attend this event. If you have been before, come see our changes. If you have never visited, you are in for a rare treat. For more information call 697-8575. Also go to the Smithsonian website and check out not only our museum, but other participants as well.