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November 7, 2022

Contact: Nathan Turner
Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-282-1889

Veterans to be Honored at Oklahoma Territorial Museum in Guthrie

GUTHRIE, Okla. — The Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library will honor veterans at a special event called “Flames of Memory” on Thursday, November 10, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Veterans’ families are invited to place a luminaria to help light up the steps of the library. The luminaria display will stay in place for the Veterans Day parade and ceremony in Guthrie that will start at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11.

The guest speaker at “Flames of Memory” will be retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Gregory Slavonic, who previously served as acting undersecretary of the Navy and the assistant secretary of the Navy for manpower and reserve affairs.

The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and other groups will take part. The event is sponsored by the Samuel King chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution.

Call 405-282-1889 for more information.

The Oklahoma Territorial Museum and Carnegie Library is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit okhistory.org.


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