Navy Mascots Exhibit at USS KIDD – L’Observateur

Navy Mascots Exhibit at USS KIDD

Revealed 7:30 am Sunday, September 18, 2022

USS KIDD Veterans Museum and Parish Pets are happy to deliver to Baton Rouge the travelling exhibit “Fur, Feathers, and Constancy: Navy Mascots.” Created by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum, with funds supplied by the Wisconsin Humanities Council from the Nationwide Endowment for the Humanities, the exhibit might be on show by means of December 31, 2022.

Whether or not a lion, a monkey, or a canine, army mascots are a supply of delight and morale for troops. This exhibit, presents a wide range of mascots relationship again to the Civil Warfare, shining a light-weight on the human facet of army service and fascinating animal lovers of all ages.

Adjoining to the “Navy Mascots” exhibit, USS KIDD Veterans Museum has added materials about Fortunate and Scotty, USS KIDD’s World Warfare II ship mascots. Whether or not formally sanctioned or saved “underneath the radar,” pets aboard ships or in army models have all the time been a supply of consolation for sailors and troopers. Scientific research have discovered proof to recommend that even viewing photographs of pets and cute animals lowers blood stress and coronary heart fee and reduces anxiousness.

Parish Pets is a domestically owned pet provide retailer at 548 South Foster Drive in Baton Rouge. Handmade, native pet equipment together with different small batch, handmade pet objects from world wide can be found, together with “every little thing you’ll want to preserve their tails wagging.”

Positioned in Madison, Wisconsin, the mission of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum is to acknowledge, commemorate, and affirm the position of Wisconsin veterans in the USA of America’s army previous and current.  The Wisconsin Veterans Museum is an academic exercise of the Wisconsin Division of Veterans Affairs.

USS KIDD Veterans Museum is open every day 9:30 to three:30 and is on the Riverfront in Downtown Baton Rouge. Admission to “Fur, Feathers, and Constancy: Navy Mascots” is included with admission to the Museum. For extra info, go to the web site at or telephone 225-342-1942.

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