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Veterans Day Open House

Dates: Now - Nov. 10, 2019
Times: 1:00PM-3:00PM
Category: Holiday - Fall/Winter
Location: Mendota Museum & Historical Society, 901 Washington Street, PO Box 433, Mendota, Il 61342
Phone: 815-539-3373
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On Sunday, November 10 we will honor those who have served our country. Mendota Museum & Historical Society will open its doors from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm to veterans, current service members, their families and the general public. Come and browse our veterans exhibit! We welcome all veterans to come share their stories. Featured veterans are Greta Bates, Dave Jones, Otto Meyer, Jack Pope, Bob Sondgeroth and Joe Spanier. There will also be displays in memory of Captain Thomas J. Heitmann and Sergeant First Class Julianna Gehant. Please stop by and thank these veterans for their service and help us to honor those who have served.

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

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