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Celebrate Our Armed Forces

April 28, 2017

Sunday, May 21

Sunday, May 21, 2017 is the Last Day Of Armed Forces Week, and the Paine-Gillam-Scott Museum in conjunction with the Clinton Northern Railway Museum have planned a special celebration for the whole community.

Events for the day include special displays at the Museum from 1 – 4 p.m.

The Military Room and museum porch (west of the Courthouse) will feature:
· Uniforms from the different branches of the armed forces and from different wars and conflicts
· Military guns and Medals, including the Purple Heart, Victory Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross
· Early photos of local military units and more recent photographs of those who have served our country

The Museum is located at 106 Maple Ave.

Clinton Northern Railway Museum will be open from 1 – 3 p.m. Activities Clinton Northern Railway Museum at the Depot will include one-time-only features:
· Dick Root with one of his World War II vehicles in the parking lot
· Dennis Scott book-signing: A Journey in the Vietnam War through letters home
· Keith Mino talking about his recent trip to Iwo Jima with fellow Marines
· Military uniforms and artifacts on loan from PGS Museum
· Activities for children, including a parade down the Rail-Trail from the Depot to the Veteran’s Memorial at 2:00 PM and simple patriotic-oriented crafts

Clinton Northern Railway Museum is part of the Clinton County Arts Council, which receives a portion of its operating expenses from the Michigan Arts Council for Arts and Culture Affairs and National Endowment for the Arts.

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