Exhibit features photographs, memorabilia and artifacts of local military protecting our country.
Friday, May 27, 2011
In conjunction with the City of Duluth's Memorial Day tribute, the Duluth History Museum is displaying photographs, memorabilia and artifacts of local military. The new exhibit opens Friday, May 27, in the Duluth History Museum at the Historic Strickland House and at Duluth City Hall. The exhibit continues until July 4. “There are uniforms from Vietnam and the current Iraq war, pictures of local men in uniform from WWII, an old WWI portable desk, and information on the Civil War, including two books written by local writers about that era,” Judy Wilson, president of the Duluth Historical Society, said. “We have quite an extensive military library on all our conflicts from the Civil War until now for military buffs.” “There is a copy of a…
J.L. Robb to sign copies of 'THE END The Book' following city's Memorial Day service Saturday.
Duluth author J.L. (Jerry) Robb will sign copies of “THE END The Book,” a fictional account of the end of the world, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, May 28, after Duluth’s Memorial Day ceremony. His book explores what the Bible says “the end” will be like and discusses the beliefs of Christians, Jews and Muslims on the subject. “THE END The Book" is Part One in a series of seven books Robb plans to write that follow the main character Jeffrey Ross, an “unbeliever,” who lives in Sugarloaf Country Club in Duluth. Part One was published March 31 by WestBow Press, a division of the Thomas Nelson Co. Although the book is a fictional account of the “last days” or the “end times,” it is based on the biblical predictions of ancient Jewish prophets. …