Visit with vets at Hume-Carnegie Museum


MENDOTA - On Sunday, Nov. 15, the Mendota Museum & Historical Society will honor those who have served our country. Hume-Carnegie Museum in Mendota will open its doors from 1 to 3 p.m. to veterans, current service members, their families and the general public.  

All veterans are welcome to come and share their stories. This year, the museum will feature local veterans, Jay Miller, James Polley, Barbara and Michael Wallace and Walt Weiland. Please stop by and thank our veterans for their service and help the museum honor those who have served. 

Also available to be viewed will be DVD interviews that were recorded with these and other veterans who served our country.

In line with Gov. JB Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan, hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance to the museum. Visitors are encouraged to use the hand sanitizer as well as wear a mask, refrain from touching displays and maintain 6 feet of social distance from other visitors or staff. Individuals should not visit if they or a member of their household is feeling ill.

This event is open to the public with no admission charge.