After his plane was shot down over the Pacific during World War II, Jack Cooper etched a diary chronicling his final days into a wallet. In addition to the diary, an entire collection telling Cooper’s story was recently donated to the Elkhart County Historical Museum.
The Elkhart County Historical Museum will continue its WWI series with a showing of “Influenza 1918,” which tells the story of the Spanish Flu pandemic. Community blogger Patrick McGuire explains why it’s an important event to remember.
The Elkhart County Historical Museum’s Palm Sunday tornadoes exhibit, “April 11, 1965,” opens on March 29 and will recognize the 50th anniversary of the storm.