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Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams

August 21 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

On February 19, 1942, following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a mandate that required all Americans of Japanese ancestry to enter internment camps. The majority of Japanese detained were native-born Americans or legal U.S. citizens. The Manzanar Relocation Center, located 220 miles northeast of... Read more »

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The Soldier Bishop: Ellison Capers

September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 27, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The Soldier Bishop: Ellison Capers, a special exhibit created by Faith Memorial Chapel, Cedar Mountain, NC, now on display at the Upcountry History Museum, presents the unshakable faith of Rt. Reverend Ellison Capers and how his fortitude created a lasting legacy. Though he lost loved ones and survived many of his own near-death experiences in... Read more »

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Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collection

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - January 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Credit Line: www.pbs.org/craft-in-america/tv-series/quilts/ Quilts are of course not the first thing that comes to mind when you are talking about Ken Burns. The acclaimed filmmaker is known for making dozens of documentary series, including “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and, most recently his 10-part “The Vietnam War.” His style is a blend of American history and personal anecdote,... Read more »

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War Dogs: Never Above You, Never Below You, Always Beside You

October 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 27, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

October 30, 2021 - February 27, 2022 Since the American Revolutionary War, military working dogs have served with all branches of the United States Armed Forces. First used as pack animals, working dogs have expanded their military roles to include scouting, policing, detection, and combat. U.S. military dogs officially began serving in WWII, following the... Read more »

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