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Vietnam Experience Display At Sherman Museum

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Sherman Museum is presenting an exhibit entitled, “The Vietnam Experience”. The exhibition will run from April 8 through June 14 and will feature a special traveling exhibit from the R.W. Norton Art Museum in Shreveport, LA called “In The Shadow Of Danger: Photographs of The Vietnam War, 1970-71 by Sp5 Robert Spangler.
Photographer, Robert Spangler, spent a year in Vietnam as a combat correspondent documenting the lives of the soldiers around him. There will be 80 oversized photographs on display with accompanying text. Mr. Spangler will present a lunch lecture at the museum on April 25 at noon in the community room.
The exhibition will also feature artifacts and photographs from the Bob Hillerby collection as well as from Grandpa’s footlocker and other local veterans. Military vehicles will be on display at the museum on May 17 and May 23. “We have received an outpouring of support for this exhibit from our local veterans,” said Executive Director Dan Steelman. “The Vietnam Experience” is sponsored by Adam Smith’s Texoma Harley, Vietnam Veterans of America Sherman Texas Chapter 973, Hillerby Printing, Perrin AFB Museum, Grandpa’s Footlocker and the Grayson County Historical Society.
The Sherman Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for seniors (Ages 60+); $2.00 for students (ages 6-18) and for those with a college ID; FREE for children 5 and under and FREE for museum members.
About The Sherman Museum
The Sherman Museum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance to Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region.
For more information about The Sherman Museum, visit us on the web at www.theshermanmuseum.org.
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