Korean War Era Veterans and POW / MIA's Remembrance Day
Coming up September 26th at 2 pm is our annual Korean War Era Veterans Remembrance Day and our POW / MIA remembrance day. plan on coming to this event to hear the exceptionally talented voice of Brynn Garrett as she sings for our veterans. Guest speaker (if you know anyone who served during the Korean War and is interested in sharing his or her experiences with a crowd please contact the Museum at 360-740-8875) There will also be a time of honoring each end every Korean Veteran who attends. In addition we will be honoring all of our POW / MIA's There will be a special salute to PFC Freeland Clark who was captured in the Philippines and died in captivity. For more information please call the museum at 360-740-8875
"The Miracle Museum"
By Lee T. Grimes
as told to Julie McDonald Zander
This incredible story tells how God inspired what led to the creation of the Veterans Memorial Museum. After a Fourth of July Patriotic Program at the Centralia First Church of God, the founder of the museum was visited by the Holy Spirit and given the message
“No, don’t let them forget; go out and get their stories.”
From that spiritual encounter that night, the Veterans Memorial Museum was born. It has flourished under God’s guidance, providing a place of healing for the hearts of hurting veterans, a place where people care. This book relates the many miracles that have unfolded as the museum grew from an idea to the worldwide recognized memorial it is today. – Lee Grimes
(as taken from the rear cover of the book)
The book has finally arrived! Get your copy today! Learn the detailed stories that made this miracle happen. Over one hundred photos!
Limited Edition Color Hardback is $35.00 each
Soft Cover is $15.00 each
Shipping is $5.60 for one book. Call for postal rates for more than two books.
To order your copy – please stop by the Veterans Memorial Museum or send check, money order or cash to
Veterans Memorial Museum
100 SW Veterans Way
Chehalis WA 98532
Payments by Credit Card over the phone are possible as well
Call today for more details!
Mission of the Museum
Our mission is to honor, and perpetuate the memory of the service men and women who have served in our nation's armed forces down through the history of our country during peacetime or war.
The mission of the museum began over a decade ago with the goal of making sure that our veterans "Shall Not Be Forgotten".
The museum began with humble beginnings in 1997 at a storefront and in 2005 we opened our new facility visible from Interstate 5 just off of exit 77.
The museum features a 9,000 square feet main gallery with 85 display cases and hundreds of displays honoring our veterans. The museum features a military history reference library with thousands of volumes. There is also a gift shop and a "USO" where you can come and enjoy a cup of coffee and some conversations with our local veterans. For special occasions the museum also has a modern 3,000 square foot Events Center.
Information on operating hours, admission fees and other features of the museum.
- Upcoming Events For 2015 -
Memorial Day at Claquato Cemetery May 25th
Desert War Era Veterans Day June 27th
4th of July Parade in Centralia WA
Civil War Battle July 25th - 26th
Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Day August 1
They Shall Not Be Forgotten...