Attraction Spotlight: Veteran's Memorial Hall

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at 10:28am.

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Veteran’s Memorial Hall is Duluth’s museum for gathering, preserving, interpreting and promoting the human experiences of United States Military service veterans. Its focus is on the veterans and their families of northeastern Minnesota.

The Hall features a museum, archival and educational programs that is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. Here is a look at what you’ll experience upon visiting the Veteran’s Memorial Hall located at 506 West Michigan Street.

About Veteran’s Memorial Hall

Veteran’s Memorial Hall is in the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, the Depot, and is maintained by the St. Louis County Historical Society as well as military service veterans of the Arrowhead region. There are over 1,500 artifacts and 6,000 veteran stories in the collection and the Hall honors the statement from the original dedication ceremony that promised that the veterans’ service to the country would be remembered. It’s one of the largest collections of military items and veterans’ stories in Minnesota.

Visiting

You can visit the Veterans’ Memorial Hall in downtown Duluth. It’s located at 506 West Michigan Street and is open Monday through Friday from 10am-3pm. It’s located across from the Duluth Library just one block away from the Radisson Hotel.

There are various collections at Veteran’s Memorial covering many wars. There are artifacts from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Desert Shield/Storm, Global War on Terror, Peacetime and more. You’ll find items like a canteen and a musket ball from the Civil War, a US Marine Uniform jacket from World War II and so much more.

There are special events at the Hall like the recent ‘History in a Pint – At Carmody Irish Pub” in which first female veteran Buffy Moncel spoke.

Come experience this memorial and piece of history known as the Veteran’s Memorial Hall of Duluth.

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