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Salute to Aransas County Military

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Name: Salute to Aransas County Military
Date: May 19, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Honor Guard at Rockport Air Force Station 1958-63
Event Description:
Salute to Aransas County Military is a tribute to citizens and soldiers from our area serving in World War I, World War II and the Cold War.  The Heldenfels brothers received a contract during World War I to build wooden ships to carry cargo.  In World War II, the Westergard-Rice Company built sub-chasers which served all over the world,  and the Rockport Air Force Station protected our borders during the Cold War.  Residents participated in black outs, rationing, surplus collections and other patriotic duties.  This exhibit will be on display until Sunday, July 9, 2018.
Event Media:
The History Center for Aransas County
Date/Time Information:
Exhibit opens Saturday, April 7, 2018 and closes Sunday, July 9, 2018.
Contact Information:
Free Admission
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