Hattiesburg museum to host early Memorial Day ceremony

Hattiesburg museum to host early Memorial Day ceremony

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Memorial Day activities are starting early in the Hub City Friday.

The administration and staff at the African-American Military History Museum are hosting a Memorial Day tribute and flag-raising ceremony at 10 a.m., as part of the facility's 6th anniversary.

It will feature prayers and reflections from veterans and staff members.

The museum, which was a USO for black soldiers in World War Two, opened in 2009.