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Medal of Honor Recipient Donald E. Ballard

(EDITOR’S NOTE: To mark the 160th anniversary of Missouri-founded Stars and Stripes, our nation’s military newspaper, this is one of a series of articles on the importance of commitment and service to our democracy. Some information in the article was provided by Wikipedia.)  By JIM MARTIN, Former President National Stars and Stripes Museum and Library  Medal of …

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Spirit of Democracy

(EDITOR’S NOTE: To mark the 160th anniversary of Missouri-founded Stars and Stripes, our nation’s military newspaper, this is the first of a series of articles on the importance of commitment and service to our democracy. On Nov. 6 at the Osage Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, the Second Annual Spirit of Democracy Celebration and Dinner …

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Spirit of Democracy 2021

Spirit of Democracy 2021

The Second Annual Spirit of Democracy Celebration & Banquet will be held on November 6, 2021, at the Osage Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. As we commemorate the 160th Anniversary of the founding of the Stars and Stripes, our nation’s military newspaper, we want you to join us in celebration. During this year’s event, we …

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May 22 Kids Day

Saturday, May 22, 2021 Kids Day at the Museum 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fundraiser for Kyran Mitchell Kyran Mitchell is a local 9-year-old who was diagnosed with a rare form of connective tissue cancer (Rhabdomyosarcoma) in early 2020. After nearly a year of chemo and radiation, Kyran and his family just got the news that his tumor has stopped responding to treatment and has now spread to new …

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D-Day in bloomfield

D-Day at the Stars and Stripes Museum June 11 & 12, 2021

Learn more about the WWII D-Day landing in France at the Stars & Stripes Museum. The 326th Airborne Re-enactor’s Society is presenting D-Day in Bloomfield on Friday, June 11th & Saturday, June 12th from 10 a.m. to close. Visitors can expect to see WWII encampments, living historians, the grand opening of the WWII barracks, battles …

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Liberty Days

Liberty Days October 1-2, 2021

Living history timeline, food vendors, craft vendors, music, entertainment and more. Stay tuned for more information.

Gordonville Grill fundraiser

Gordonville Grill Fundraiser March 23, 2021

Gordonville Grill is giving part of their proceeds to the Museum on Tuesday, March 23, 2021. It is a fun way to help out the Museum and try out a new restaurant at the same time. They have amazing food! See you there. They are open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.