Hometown Teams Smithsonian Exhibit

Have you heard?  The Smithsonian is coming to Monroe!!  Join as we celebrate "Hometown Teams, how sports shaped America" at the Monroe Museum September 16th through October 28th.  This exhibit has been made possible in Georgia by Georgia Humanities in partnership with the University of West Georgia.  Hometown Teams  is a part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and state humanities councils nationwide.  Monroe was chosen as 1 of 12 communities in the state to receive this prestigious exhibit.

More details are coming soon.  Exciting events include opening ceremonies and a sports reunions day including a performance by the Monroe Girls Corps.  Don't miss this opportunity to honor local sports teams and learn more about how sports shaped the lives of our community.

Don't miss these great events during the exhibit!

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1976 Olympic Team  Girls Corp Macys Parade

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