Opening Reception for In Times of War Exhibition

The Florence County Museum is proud to announce an opening reception for In Times of War on Thursday, November 19 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. 

In Times of War, sponsored by the Trustees of the Florence Museum, utilizes the museum’s existing permanent collections and newly acquired objects, as well as loaned art and artifacts form private collections to present an overview of the Pee Dee’s rich material history relating to military conflicts, from pre-Civil War to World War II. Noted objects from this exhibit includes: Items relating to the Confederate Naval Yard at Mars Bluff, a hand-drawn map from the German POW Camp of the Florence Army Air Field, military uniform of former FBI agent, Melvin Purvis, items relating to formation of the Florence American Legion and ephemera from the local American Red Cross relief efforts.  In Times of War also features works of art created by Adolf Hitler, former British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, former United States President, General Dwight D. Eisenhower and paintings by Berhard Berretz.  

In Times of War is currently on display in the Florence County Museum’s Special Exhibit Gallery. This exhibition will be on display through May 15, 2016.

Event Details
What: In Times of War – Opening Reception
Where: Florence County Museum – Special Exhibit Gallery
When: 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Thursday, November 19, 2015
Cost: Admission is free to the public
Contact: Andrew R. Stout, Director, Florence County Museum


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Florence County Museum
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Florence, South Carolina
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