Sheridan on the Frontlines

The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of World War II’s end with Japan’s official surrender on September 2, 1945. For the United States the war began on December 8, 1941 after the devastating attack on US naval base Pearl Harbor. The nation would pull together as men, women, and children joined the war effort. 

The role men and women from our region played in the Second World War

Residents would serve in every branch of service and many were a part of larger war time events.  This exhibit recognizes those men and women who answered the nations call to service. Discover the stories of locals like, Bert Mills, Carl McCoy, Sam Mavrakis, and others as we acknowledge the 75th anniversary of the wars end. 

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Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life

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