Veterans Home History Case
Opening in May of 2019, a permanent history case dedicated to the California Veterans Home Yountville
plus a rotating exhibition of art and artifacts from the Veterans Home collection
Included with General Museum Admission
The Opening Celebration will be on Thursday June 13 from 4 to 6 pm
Initial display on exhibition from May 25 through July 14, 2019
This brand new permanent display in our History Gallery will educate visitors about the history and contributions of the California Veterans Home in Yountville, founded in 1884 and the largest of its kind in the United States. The display will also include rotating art and artifacts from the Veterans Home’s own collection, including rare mementos like WWII “sweetheart pillows,” uniforms, medals, letters and photographs evidencing the lives of the Home’s resident Veterans, which currently includes over 1200 veterans of World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, War in Afghanistan, and Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Made possible by a collaboration with the Friends of the Lincoln Theater and by the support of the Napa County Board of Supervisors and the Wells Fargo Foundation.