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Commander and Chief

When George Washington was sworn in as the first President of the United States in 1789, he initially used the name, "His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of their Liberties." Critics charged that it smacked of monarchy and Washington consented that the title be altered to "Mr. President."

Veteran's Day Celebration

Date: November, 11th 2012 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

$5 Admission all day. Veterans and active military get free admission*.

*Regular galleries only. “Diana: A Celebration” exhibition access is not included.

Other special events at the Frazier Museum on this day include:

  • From November 11 through February 16, 2013, the Frazier Museum is collecting items for military personnel serving overseas. Click here for a list of supplies for the “care packages.”
  • Special Veteran’s Day-themed historic performances throughout the day by our interpreters

The service and sacrifices of military veterans will be honored with a special parade and other events in downtown Louisville on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11. Read more here.

Location
Frazier History Museum