A Pint of History returns to the Lake Superior Railroad Museum

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Veterans Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, presented its newest event in the History in a Pint series. Hosted at the Like Superior Railroad Museum, the presentation featured “Medal of Honor Recipient Henry A. Courtney” as told by his nephew, historian Courtney Storey. Major Courtney was awarded the nation’s highest honor for his performance while on active duty. He was given the Medal of Honor for his bravery shown during action on Okinawa Shima, Ryukyu Islands on May 14 and 15, 1945. His nephew Courtney Storey presented the story of his uncle’s life and heroics while serving in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

The History in a Pint series is presented by Veterans Memorial Hall. These events serve as a way for veterans or their friends/family to present their experiences serving in the military. Attendees can enjoy a pint from local breweries while they listen. The series is free and open to the public, although donations are welcomed.