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Fort Walla Walla Museum to re-open Friday

 

February 25, 2021

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A pattern 1884 dress helmet for the 24th Infantry, similar to the museum's recent acquisition.

WALLA WALLA-Now that our counties have reached Phase 2, Fort Walla Walla Museum will be reopening its exhibit halls on Friday, February 26. The museum's new hours will be 12-5 pm Friday through Sunday. The Pioneer Village is scheduled to reopen on March 5. 

 There is quite a bit to see at the museum with new and updated exhibits. The military gallery has received a newly acquired pattern 1884 dress coat and pattern 1881 dress helmet for 24th Infantry. Troop M of the 24th Infantry, one of the groups of Buffalo Soldiers, was stationed at Fort Walla Walla in 1899.

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