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WWI and WWII Profiles of Honor Scanning Project travels to Tangier Island

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When:
October 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Where:
Tangier History Museum and Interpretive Cultural Center
16215 Main Ridge Rd
Tangier
VA 23440

History is on the move as the WWI and WWII Profiles of Honor Scanning Project travels to Tangier Island

Photo:  A Parksley resident tells Profiles of Honor team leader, Rusty Nix, about her husband’s historic papers this past April.  Families are invited to bring WWI and WWII archives to be scanned at the Tangier History Museum.

Tangier, VA – The Virginia WWI and WWII Profiles of Honor Scanning Project will be at the Tangier History Museum and Interpretive Cultural Center on Thursday, October 31, noon to 5:00 pm and Friday, November 1, 9:00 to 2:00 pm. The project, which documents Virginia’s integral role in world history, is part of a statewide commemoration marking the 100th anniversary of World War I and the 75th anniversary of World War II and has toured Virginia since the end of 2016, digitizing documents related to the history of both wars.

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