Make your lunch plans to come and learn the significance of the blood, sweat, and tears of Laurens County men and women and how they effected the Hindenburg Line and the outcome of World War I.
Jim Crocker of Spartanburg, a World War I Historian and collector, will highlight the stories of the contributions of several individuals from this area who participated in the conflict - Laurens County’s two companies the 118th and 30th Infantry Divisions.
Charlie Gray of Spartanburg, a Laurens County native, will speak on the history of how the poppy became an international symbol of remembrance following The Great War.
"Buddy Poppies" will be available to purchase at the Museum leading up to Veterans Day. Proceeds from the poppies will go to the American Legion.
There is a suggested donation of $5 for non members of the Laurens County Museum Museum members and those 18 years old and under are free.
Memberships are available at the Museum and online.
The Laurens County Museum
116 South Public Square
Laurens, South Carolina
Monday - Saturday from 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.