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Polk History Center Expands Military Exhibit


Last updated 5/6/2021 at 10:22am

Polk History Museum

After a brief closure, the Military Gallery at the Polk County History Center has reopened with a revitalized look and new displays.

Among the artifacts spanning from the Seminole Wars to the War on Terror, visitors will find interpretive panels with stirring images that tell of exceptional bravery and sacrifice.

Artifacts of interest include two Walt Disney Studios paintings presented to the 116th Field Artillery: "Beans and Bullets Mickey" and "Best Wishes to the Boys of the 116th Field Artillery Battalion", the 116th Field Artillery Colors carried into battle in the Philippines, items...

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