In a file photo, John Kirkman, a Vietnam veteran, shows some old photos to a group of Millbridge Elementary School students during a visit to the Price of Freedom Museum, which contains thousands of items related to the military history of Rowan County soldiers.
In a file photo, Glenn Hinson and South Rowan High JROTC members Abel Betancourt, Steven Lyons, Jonathan Ruiz and Katelyn Roberts raise the national flag and the POW flag in front of the Price of Freedom Museum.
Corey Blankschen and Breslin Millsaps from Statesville get a lesson using a German machine gun from Matt Feiden dressed in a German WWII Panzer Tank Infantry uniform during Pride of Freedom Museum’s honoring D-Day and all veterans.
A group of Millbridge Elementary school students took a field trip to the Price of Freedom Museum. Photo by Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post.
Alexandra Linder and McKenna Caudill pour over the thousands of items on display at the "Price Of Freedom" museum in the former Patterson School cafeteria as part of their school field trip. The students from Millbridge Elementary school's AIG Reading class came armed with clipboards and a list of items to search for in the museum like a scavenger hunt. Photo by Jon C. Lakey, Salisbury Post.
Millbridge Elementary school students Ben Zino and Connor Childers get a close look at the World War II purple heart medal that was awarded to China Grove’s Forrest Honeycutt.