by Richard Lucas, Our Mississippi Home
Back in early December, just when the holidays were beginning to consume most of our thoughts, a very important moment occurred for the City of Pascagoula. At that time, our fair hometown was officially designated as an American World War II Heritage City by the National Park Service.
Understand, this honor is a very big deal. The American World War II Heritage Cities Program honors the contributions of local towns, cities, counties, and their citizens who stepped into the workforce to support America’s war effort during World War II. Pascagoula is one of just 19 communities in the entire country who have received the designation.
Those of us who grew up in Pascagoula and/or live here now have always been aware of the contributions our city made to our country’s WW II effort,…
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