Allamakee Veterans Museum “Tribute to Korean War POWs and KIAs” during Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-29

The Memorial Day Weekend program for 2023 at the Allamakee County Veterans Museum on Allamakee Street in Waukon will feature a tribute to Korean War soldiers from Allamakee County who were held as prisoners of war (POWs) and/or killed in action. A special display will include accounts of the service of area soldiers Donald Baxter, Roy Vickery, John Ryan and Dale Reeder.

Historical videos of the Korean War and treatment of American POWs will be shown periodically in the program room of the museum.

The tribute will take place throughout the open hours of the Veterans Museum throughout that weekend. The museum will be open Friday, May 26 and Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 from 12 noon to 4 p.m.

There is no admission charge for any of the programs. The museum is wheelchair accessible.