Red Men Museum and Library - Waco, Texas
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N 31° 30.731 W 097° 09.418
14R E 675013 N 3487838
Quick Description: The Red Men Museum and Library is an American historical reference museum and research library maintained by The Texas Red Men Foundation, Inc.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/6/2009 5:09:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM7KX5
The museum exhibits artifacts of historical significance such as:
¦a bugle recovered from the battlefield at Gettysburg
¦a desk that belonged to Aaron Burr
¦a signed viola from WW II USO show days
¦a ring that belonged to silent film star Rudolph Valentino
¦a peace blanket that belonged to the Apache warrior Geronimo
¦moccasins that belonged to Chiricahua Apache Chief Cochise
Many other artifacts pertaining to the Improved Order of Red Men, Degree of Pocahontas, Texas history, American history, and world history are also on display.
The 4,000-volume library has an extensive collection dealing with Texas history, the Civil War, and World War II. One of its unique features is a complete set of National Geographic magazines from 1888 to the present. The library also contains books on the American Revolution period, important papers of U.S. presidents, and complete sets of the published Warren Commission report and the Nuremburg War Criminal Trials report.
Type of Location: Lodge
Excellent source of historical information.
Website: [Web Link]
Date of Construction: Not listed
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