Tuesday Treasure: World War II

July 21st, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

America’s attempts to avoid entering the conflict of World War II were shattered in 1941 when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. Just as in other towns across the nation, Westport

was thrust immediately into the second world war. Hear the story of several families who were affected by the war, on the home front and on the battlefield as we share objects from the warincluding a ration book, helmet and medalsall related to the men and women who served. 

 

Tuesday Treasures is a Westport Museum programming series showcasing objects from the collection not normally on public view. See and hear the stories behind some of the most unique, mysterious and impactful artifacts in our community.  

 

Visit our Facebook page to join this live event! For instructions on using Facebook Live please click here.