On Saturday, November 8th, beginning at 9 am and finishing by 1 pm, the Falmouth Museums on the Green, 55 Palmer Avenue, present a very special Veterans Day weekend event. To honor those who serve and have served in the United States Armed Forces, the Museums will play host to the South Shore Military History Roundtable’s annual symposium of American Military history, offering a variety of topics intended to engage the audience about our military past and heritage.
2014 Military History Symposium Speakers:
- Lawrence Verria, author of “The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo that Ended World War II”
- Brad King, Executive Director of Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA: “The Dambusters of World War II”
- Thomas Dresser, author of “Martha’s Vineyard in World War II”
- Ronald Peterson, Secretary, Orleans Historical Society, “The Attack on Orleans During World War I”
- James Ellis, author of “A Ruinous and Unhappy War: New England and the War of 1812”
Admission to this program is $ 10 for Museums on the Green members and veterans; $ 15 for non-members. Active military is free. Reservations are not required.