Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Playing for Keeps - The VFW National Marbles Tournaments, 1947-1962

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Name: Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Playing for Keeps - The VFW National Marbles Tournaments, 1947-1962
Date: November 8, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST
Event Description:
After World War II, the Veterans of Foreign Wars started a national marble tournament program to help veterans reconnect with their families and communities and to curb juvenile delinquency in boys. Author and marble historian Scott McBride will share the poignant memories of the boys who participated in the tournaments from his book, "Kings of the Rings.".
Location:
Midwest Genealogy Center
3440 S. Lee's Summit Road
Independence, MO 64055-1923
Contact Information:
Jenny Tatman
Fees/Admission:
FREE
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