​Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum to Honor Veterans

Friday, October 17, 2014

(Virginia Beach, VA) — The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum will pay tribute to those that served in a special Veterans Day program on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Glen Spence, Chief Warrant Officer 4 (Ret.), United States Army, will talk about African American Contributions to the Military. Spence served for almost 30 years in the military. He was awarded several medals, including the Legion of Merit Bronze Star, and he was the first African American to command a Transportation Harbormaster Operations Detachment. Colors will be presented by Princess Anne High School NJROTC.

The Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum is located inside of the Renaissance Academy at 5100 Cleveland St., Virginia Beach, Va. For more information contact Shirin Spencer at (757) 648-6006 or sspencer@vbgov.com.


About the Virginia Beach History Museums:

The Virginia Beach History Museums include the Francis Land House, Adam Thoroughgood House, Lynnhaven House, and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum. They are owned and operated by the City of Virginia Beach Department of Museums, which provides stewardship of the City’s historic resources and programs to educate the community about local history.

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