Selma Historical Museum to host Veterans Day program on November 14


President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the Atlantic Conference, August 10, 1941. Source: Imperial War Museum

The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum will host a Veterans Day program on Sunday November 14, 2021 at 2 p.m.. The event is called “1941: a year that changed the world”.

The discussion will focus on the historical context associated with 1941 and the United States’ entry into World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

This year 2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The museum’s Veterans Day program is designed to “honor the lives lost and examine the significance of this day for 80 years.”

The event will take place in the museum, located at 104 W Anderson Street, Selma, North Carolina.

Everyone is welcome to participate in this free program. Participants are invited to share their family stories from WWII.

Eric Jackson, Program Coordinator, said: “This event marks the start of our 10th anniversary celebration. Over the next year, the museum will be hosting historic events and programs to celebrate our 10 years of helping tell the story of Selma and her residents.

For more information, contact Eric Jackson at 919.333.4899 or by email.

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Source: Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum

Ed. Note: Originally published Nov 4, 2021. Updated Nov 7 with start time (2 PM).

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Patrick F. Williams