The Avon Public Library is partnering with VFW Post 3272 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War with an exhibit and open house on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
The exhibit, “Our Service In Vietnam: In Our Own Words” will feature a display of over 30 personal histories and photos of Vietnam veterans from Avon and surrounding towns. The public is invited to attend an Open House & Artifacts Display between 1:00 and 3:00 pm.
At 1:30 pm, Bill Newman of Post 3272 will introduce the vets whose personal histories are on exhibit. Learn about the war from those who served by speaking with veterans and hearing their stories of courage & survival during wartime. Personal artifacts from the war will be on display including uniforms, weapons, medals, maps and photos.
“Our Service In Vietnam: In Our Own Words” will be on display through December 31, 2013 in the Library Gallery during regular library hours. Students and families are welcome. The Avon Public Library is at 281 Country Club Road, Avon, CT 06001. For more information, call the library 860 673 9712 oravonctlibrary.info.