Victory From Within: The American Prisoner of War Experience
February 10 – June 1, 2014
This exhibit tells the story of American Prisoners of War from the American Revolution to the present. Interviews, photographs and artifacts interpret POW capture, prison life, freedom and the experiences of friends and families at home.
A National Park Service traveling exhibit from Andersonville National Historic Site
Generously sponsored by Dr. & Mrs. William T. Moore
These Youngsters from Liverpool: The Beatles, Ed Sullivan, and Gretsch Guitars Exhibit
February 4 – 28, 2014
Come celebrate the 50th anniversary of “The Beatles” US debut on the Ed Sullivan show, February 9, 1964 and see how their music has transcended all age groups and remains popular today among the young. This exhibit shows the historical development of the Beatles and Rock & Roll Music. Guitar enthusiasts will also enjoy seeing three authentic Gretsch Guitar models on loan that were favorites used by George Harrison: The “Duo Jet,” “Country Gentleman,” and the “Tennessean.”
Curated by Georgia Southern Public History Graduate Student, Shay Meredith
This exhibition is possible thanks to a generous contribution by Gretsch Guitars and the collaboration of the Georgia Southern University Department of History, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Museum.
Archaeology of Camp Lawton
October 10, 2010 – still on display
Rediscover a unique chapter in Civil War history through the historical research and archaeological finds made by Georgia Southern University Department of Sociology and Anthropology students and faculty working at the site of the former Camp Lawton, a Confederate Prisoner of War camp located in nearby Jenkins County, Georgia.
Curated by the archaeology students of Georgia Southern University with the cooperation of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.