August 15, 2015, marks the 70 year anniversary of V-Day, or Victory Day, which marked the end of World War II in 1945. The Florida Department of State is commemorating this important anniversary with the Victory Florida campaign, which honors and celebrates the heroes and heroines of World War II while educating Floridians about the important role our state played on the battlefield and home front. The Polk County History Center has developed an exhibition entitled Victory Florida: Honoring Polk County’s WWII Contributions, to collaborate with the State’s Victory Florida theme. The exhibit tells the story of ordinary men and women doing extraordinary things for their country during World War II. Victory Florida: Honoring Polk County’s WWII Contributions will be on display through October 2016.
Date and Time:
9:00am - 5:00pm July 7, 2015 - October 31, 2016
VenuePolk County History Center
100 East Main Street
Bartow, FL FL
Event Repeat Summary:
The History Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.