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By Michele Smith
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Blue Mountain Heritage Society honors Columbia County veterans

Palus Museum and Smith Hollow Country Schoolhouse are now open

 

April 11, 2019

Michele Smith

Patriotic displays honoring local veterans have been moved from the Smith Hollow Country Schoolhouse museum to the Palus Museum at 426 E. Main Street to make the popular display more visible to the public. Vintage uniforms from the Spanish-American to Vietnam wars are hanging in the Palus Museum.

DAYTON-The patriotic display honoring Columbia County veterans has been moved from the Smith Hollow Country Schoolhouse to the Palus Museum, at 426 E. Main Street.

"The display was popular and deserved a more permanent location," said Paula Moisio, president of the Blue Mountain Heritage Society (BMHS).

Moisio said the BMHS is collaborating with the Frank E. Bauers American Legion Post # 42 to honor local veterans who have served the nation. The expanded collection of items from local veterans range from the Spanish-American War to the Vietnam War, and includes uniforms, medals, pictures, a...



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