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Hall of Honor & Veteran's Museum at Mt. Vernon airport

100 Aviation Dr., Mount Vernon, IL 62864

History Museums

Located at the Mt. Vernon Airport, The Jefferson County Hall of Honor pays tribute to local service people and veterans who served their community and country in times of war and peace.

The Colonel R.D. White Veterans Museum is home to hundreds of pieces of military memorabilia collected during all major conflicts. Authentic vintage uniforms, weapons, munitions, and even K-rations are on display with era newspapers, magazines, and letters from home. From the Civil War to present, relics from all areas of conflict are displayed in tribute.

The Hall of Honor recognizes area military past and present, each in 8x10 framed biographies.

What's happening nearby...

Market Days Flea Market and Vendor Fair

Veterans Memorial Park •  Aug 10 @ 8AM

Find something unique and affordable! Enjoy a different theme each month!

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United Way Food Truck Festival

Downtown Mt. Vernon •  Aug 24 @ 3PM

Come hungry, leave happy, and support a great cause!

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Southern IL Big Foot Conference

DoubleTree by Hilton •  Sep 07 @ 8AM

Join us for guest speakers and all things Big Foot!

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