Blue Star Museums – 2018 – Memorial Day to Labor Day

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This summer the Lyman Museum is again participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America, to offer free admission to active duty military personnel (including the National Guard and Reserve) and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2018. Because the Museum is closed on both Memorial Day and Labor Day, the participation period will actually span Tuesday, May 29 through Saturday, September 1, 2018. The Museum will also be closed on Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day).

The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention Common Access Card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active-duty U.S. military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps—and up to five family members.

For more information, go to arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums/frequently-asked-questions, or call the Museum at (808) 935-5021. The Lyman Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate, located at 276 Haili Street in historic downtown Hilo, and is open Monday—Saturday, 10:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. except on Federal holidays.

Pierce Photo ID Project – Photo 02681

 

This photo was first published on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The woman in the photo has been identified as Georgia Marques. The photo was taken on March 24, 1963 in an unknown location.

This photo was first published on Saturday, April 11, 2015. The woman in the photo has been identified as Georgia Marques. The photo was taken on March 24, 1963 in an unknown location.

This photo was identified thanks to the efforts of the community and the Hawaii Tribune-Herald.  If you feel that a subject or location has been misidentified or a name has been misspelled, please call the Lyman Museum at 935-5021 or email Hannah at archives@lymanmuseum.org.

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