Coffee and Conversation
9-11am the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month and special events
A Civil War Submarine?
March 15th - Bob Moulder - Bob has been an avid student of the American Civil War and has put together an extensive collection of civil war artifacts. He enjoys sharing his extensive knowledge of the Civil War during speaking engagements. This Saturday, Bob will tell us the story of the CSS Hunley. The historic Confederate vessel is the first submarine ever to sink an enemy ship.
March 22 – Bill Zessar – Bill is an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War and has many interesting stories.
Vietnam Helicopter Pilot Stories
April 12-Lyle Borders- Lyle was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam during 1970-1971, participating in many offensive operations where he was seriously wounded. Any infantryman has the highest regard what these pilots did during the war.
The “V-Disc” Program
April 26th – James Johnson- James is a collector of WWII music history. The focus of his collection and interest surround a program known as “V-Disc” program. The program ran from June 1941 until May 1949. The program was created to help increase the morale of the soldiers. The “V” stood for Victory. Come learn about this special program and how to access James’ website which houses over 1100 interviews, music recordings and other rare background information.
If you know of someone who would love to share their military experience, please contact the museum with the person’s name and contact information and we will contact them for availability in our schedule.