World War Memories of Baldwin Co. Exhibit opens at BCHM
The sixth annual WWI & WWII – Memories of Baldwin County exhibit will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum (BCHM) in Elberta thru Dec. 16. Admission is free and the Museum is open from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday. The Exhibit is endorsed by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and is sponsored by BCHM.
The Exhibit features the role Baldwin County played in World War II with the Navy’s Outer Landing Fields (OLF), the training for the secret mission of Operation Ivory Soap, and the POW Camps in our county. Storyboards feature the military service of citizens from Baldwin County and civilians who were ground observers and work for Office of Price Administration. There are military artifacts along with home front items.