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Current Exhibits

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POW Exhibit
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

Beatles Exhibit
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.

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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.

For more exciting details on this important discovery, visit www.georgiasouthern.edu/camplawton.
For Press Release, October 5, 2010, click here
For Press Release, August 19, 2011, click here
For Press Release, October 5, 2012, click here
For Press Release, October 11, 2012, click here

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