African American Military History Museum, Hattiesburg

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The African American Military History Museum, also known as East Sixth Street USO Building, located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, opened to the public on May 23, 2009. The museum building was originally constructed in 1942 as a USO Club for African American soldiers who were stationed at Camp Shelby. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004 and was designated a Mississippi Landmark in 2010.

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  • Don’t miss this little gem if you are a military history buff. Staff said they are adding outside vehicles later this year. The movie is great.  more »
  • Is it really free admission?im going for a mini family vacation and I wanna know is it free admission?  more »
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  • Great place to visit and see the huge contributions made by African Americans to help the U.S. remain free and home of the brave!!!
  • A Museum dedicated to the African American Armed Forces and the many roles Blacks/ African Americans Served their Country, during each War or Conflict and Non Declared Warfare. The separate military act did not flaw the proud appreciates Black Americans had and HAVE for their country " The United States of America".

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