Author Archive for: ‘liggett’

Young Eagles to fly

The museum has reached its quota of young people who will have an opportunity to experience their first flight in a general aviation airplane in May when the Yakima chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) offers Young Eagles flights. The EAA chapter said it would accept up to 20 children registered in advance through the museum. Twenty have signed up, …

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Yard sale scheduled

Do you have items at home that you no longer have any use for and want them to find a good new home? You could donate them to the museum for our annual (mostly) yard sale. The sale is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17. We can use just about anything – with some exceptions – …

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Otto and Art

Several of our exhibits honor area people who served in World War II, most of whom are no longer with us. One such departed veteran is Otto King, 93, who died March 19 in Kennewick, where he had been living in a retirement home. A frequent visitor to the museum before moving, Otto is included in an exhibit honoring those …

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Our volunteer display crew has been busy adding new exhibits and updating existing ones. In the “new” category is the one honoring Francis Shields, a B-17 waist gunner during World War II. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces Jan. 7, 1941. Stationed in Constantine, Algeria, Tech. Sgt. Shields flew 50 missions – over Italy, Sardinia, Tunisia and Sicily – …

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Rent the museum

Planning a special event, such as a birthday or anniversary celebration and looking for a special place for it? Our facility (meeting room and display area) can be rented for such occasions. It’s also a unique setting for a special meeting. If you’re interested, send us an e-mail or phone us at 457-4933

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