Memorial Day at the Museum Features Local WWI Involvement

The Laurens County Museum Association has announced a special program honoring our local United States military veterans on Memorial Day. The event, held in the Witherspoon Building of the Museum on Main Street on Veterans Day, November 11th beginning at 6:30 pm.

The Museum Association invite you to join others in honoring our United States military veterans in this special Veterans Day event. Laurens native and historian Charlie Gray and World War I historian Jim Crocker will be speaking.

WWI collector Jim Croker will tell stories highlighting the contributions of real people from this area who participated in that conflict.

Charlie Gray will include the history of how the poppy became an international symbol remembrance following the Great War.

The program is open to the public. Attendance is free.