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Museum Madness: Remembering the Sullivans & Marvelous Minerals

Oct28

Date:
October 28

Time:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:
Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum & Imaginarium
503 South St & 322 Washington St
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Contact:
Jordan Walker (email)

November 13th, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of the loss of the USS Juneau, and with it the 5 Sullivan Brothers. At the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum, commemorate the lives of George, Francis, Joseph, Madison, and Albert as you learn more about the brothers before they became sailors, what prompted them to join the Navy together, and the fateful day that they were lost.   ‚Äč

At the Imaginarium, learn about the unique and interesting properties of rocks and minerals. Through hands-on participation, learn to classify and identify different minerals and rocks using Moh’s Scale of Hardness, streak tests, and more.