Charles Lindbergh House and Museum Partners with The National WWII Museum to Provide Hand-Knit Scarves to Local Veterans

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Release dated: 
August 4, 2017
Media contacts: 

Lauren Peck, Marketing & Communications, 651-259-3137, lauren.peck@mnhs.org
Melissa Peterson, Charles Lindbergh House and Museum site manager, 320-616-5421, melissa.peterson@mnhs.org 

Charles Lindbergh House and Museum Partners with The National WWII Museum to Provide Hand-Knit Scarves to Local Veterans

Charles Lindbergh House and Museum is a new community partner on The National WWII Museum’s Knit Your Bit program.

The project distributes hand-knit scarves to veterans, remembering knitters on the home front who supported the war effort by outfitting soldiers during WWII. Since its 2006 launch, the Knit Your Bit program, has donated 50,000 scarves from all 50 states to veterans.

Local knitters can drop off scarves to donate at the Charles Lindbergh House and Museum on an ongoing basis. The museum will work with Yellow Ribbon Network of Morrison County to deliver scarves to local veterans.The National WWII Museum offers a variety of knitting patterns here.   

About the Charles Lindbergh House and Museum
The Charles Lindbergh House and Museum tells the full scope of Lindbergh’s life, beginning with his boyhood along the Mississippi River in Little Falls. His childhood home and exhibits are part of the site, which is a National Historic Landmark operated by the Minnesota Historical Society. It is located across from Charles A. Lindbergh State Park, two miles south of Little Falls at 1620 Lindbergh Dr. Call 320-616-5421 for more information.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. MNHS collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, MNHS preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.