History programs coming to the Farragut Community Center

Jay FitzOur Town Stories

Upcoming programs will provide opportunities to learn more about the Battle of Campbell Station and events leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor.

The Farragut Museum Committee will commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Campbell Station with a program at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2023. The program will include a video presentation on the battle (Nov. 16, 1863), pictorial displays and a flag ceremony.

A presentation covering the events preceding World War II, “A Day of Infamy,” begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 4. Frank Galbraith, retired Farragut Middle School history teacher, will discuss the end of World War I, the roaring ‘20s, organized crime, the Great Depression, Hitler coming to power and the attack on Pearl Harbor (Dec. 7, 1941). Veterans are especially encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

The public is invited to both free events, which will be held at the Farragut Community Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd.


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