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ITOW museum to offer free admission for Veterans Day

The In Their Own Words (ITOW) Veterans Museum in Perham will offer free admission to all visitors on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11. Between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. the VFW Post 4020 and Auxiliary and Legion Post 61 and Auxiliary will also prepare a free beef stew meal for veterans and their families.

The ITOW Veterans Museum is a place to remember veterans every day. Based on the oral histories of area veterans, the museum features state-of-the-art audio-visual exhibits where the stories of these remarkable men and women are told in their own words.

In addition to the permanent exhibits, a traveling exhibit titled "Seeds of Victory" is on display through Friday, Nov. 12. The exhibit features 34 full-color war garden posters, reproduced from the originals held by the North Dakota State Archives.

The ITOW Veterans Museum is located at 805 W. Main Street in Perham. Hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1-4 p.m. For more information call 218-346-7678 or visit