Plainsman: History, legacies of patriotism

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■ Exhibits display long-standing county military involvement

  • Plainsman Museum executive director Tina Larson is fond of the military jacket exhibit due to its wide array of years, patches and branches. She is seen here with Roger Luthy’s jacket. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
    Plainsman Museum executive director Tina Larson is fond of the military jacket exhibit due to its wide array of years, patches and branches. She is seen here with Roger Luthy’s jacket. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
  • This photo, part of the Plainsman Museum’s vast military histroy exhibit, depicts a few ‘home town boys.’ From left they are: Murray Danielson, Don Mathews, Rod Eddy, Dick Russel and Bob Willis. Photo courtesy of the Plainsman Museum
    This photo, part of the Plainsman Museum’s vast military histroy exhibit, depicts a few ‘home town boys.’ From left they are: Murray Danielson, Don Mathews, Rod Eddy, Dick Russel and Bob Willis. Photo courtesy of the Plainsman Museum
  • Berniece Luthy (left) recently donated a number of her husband’s military police unfiorm pieces to the Plainsman Museum and executive director Tina Larson (right) for display and safe keeping. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
    Berniece Luthy (left) recently donated a number of her husband’s military police unfiorm pieces to the Plainsman Museum and executive director Tina Larson (right) for display and safe keeping. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
  • Roger Luthy (far right) was a military policeman, or MP, during his time in the service. Some of his items now call the Plainsman Museum home and his coat with its patches is on display. Courtesy photo
    Roger Luthy (far right) was a military policeman, or MP, during his time in the service. Some of his items now call the Plainsman Museum home and his coat with its patches is on display. Courtesy photo
Appreciation for Hamilton County’s military history and veterans who served is well known in the area and nowhere is it more physically visible than in Aurora’s Plainsman Museum. With information reaching far and wide this comprehensive exhibit serves as a constant reminder of community members’ volunteer service and patriotism. These exhibits have such a wide appeal that items are still being…

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