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Summer 2010, Number 2

Museum Musings...
News of interest from the Camp Gordon Johnston Museum and the Camp Gordon Johnston Association

“PayPal” now available through CGJ Web Page Bulletin Board


Members may now renew their membership or make donations to the
Museum or building fund by using the secure “paypal” link on our web Are your dues paid?
page. It took time and effort to set up this arrangement but it is now in place
Remember, The
$10.00 annual dues
and operational. Go on line and see for yourself! are payable in June
of each year.
CGJA now partnered with American Legion Post 82
“Camp Gordon Johnston”
Recognizing the past efforts of the American Legion Post 82 in Lanark Village
with thier support, financially and materially, the CGJA Board of Directors
voted recently to “partner” with Post 82 in holding events to raise funds for
both the Post and “Camp Gordon Johnston Days.” A spaghetti Dinner with live
music, a 50/50 and silent auction is planned for November 13th Veterans Day
weekend in Carrabelle. More details will be on the web page next month.

CGJ WWII Museum again to participate in the


Smithsonian Magazine “National Museum Day”
On September 25th, the Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum will be open
from 1000 hours untill 1700 hours along with countless other Museums across Number of Museum
the country. this will be our 3th consecutive year of joining with the Smithsonian.
There will be live music from 1200 til 1500 hours featuring 40’s type songs. If
Vistors tops 2750 for
you are able, we would appreciate your stopping by. The beaches are beautiful, the last 10 months.
the local restaurants are waiting and the weather promises to be balmy! A new record with 2
months to go!
American Legion Post 13, Sauls-Bridges donates
$500.00 to the CGJA Museum Fund!
Post Commander Val Fraily of American Legion
post 13 in Tallahassee, Florida recently presented
a check for $500.00 to the CGJ WWII Museum
Fund. Post 13 has long been been active in
supporting both the Museum and “Camp Gordon
Johnston Days”. .Commander Fraily, on the right The Camp Gordon Johnston Association is a not for
in photo, presented the check to CGJA past profit 501 c (3) Florida corporation whose purpose
is to preserve the history and memories of the
president (and Post 13 member) Tony Minichiello. Amphibious soldiers of WW II. Museum hours are
Monday through Thursday 1300 to 1600 hours, Friday
The Camp Gordon Johonston Association is funded, in part, by the 1200 to 1600 hours and Saturdays 1000 till 1400 hours.
Franklin County Tourist Development Council Mail address: P.O. Box 1334, Carrabelle, FL 32322.
Phone: (850) 697-8575. e-mail through the web site at:
Comments? Contact us at: campgordonjohnston@fairpoint.net www.campgordonjohnston.com

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