G. I. Museum, Oceans Springs – Mississippi Mondays

I haven’t been to the G. I. Museum in Ocean Springs, Mississippi but it looks like interesting. You can visit their website at http://www.gimuseum.com/.

Admission and Hours: http://www.gimuseum.com/?page_id=26

The GI Museum is a non-profit establishment so visitors are welcomed to tour at no charge, but donations are welcomed. The museum is open every Wednesday and the first and third Sunday of each month.

If you use Google Maps or a similar map site, type in 5796 Ritcher Road, Ocean Springs, MS 39564. Here’s what I found on Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/5796+Ritcher+Rd,+Ocean+Springs,+MS+39564/@30.4083929,-88.7050528,3a,75y,32.92h,82.36t/data=!3m7!1e1!3m5!1sZ-YgvMqiVe4MCu3aXwtdpQ!2e0!6s%2F%2Fgeo1.ggpht.com%2Fcbk%3Fpanoid%3DZ-YgvMqiVe4MCu3aXwtdpQ%26output%3Dthumbnail%26cb_client%3Dmaps_sv.tactile.gps%26thumb%3D2%26w%3D203%26h%3D100%26yaw%3D291.23602%26pitch%3D0%26thumbfov%3D100!7i13312!8i6656!4m5!3m4!1s0x889bf14997486067:0xb53bf056ee549295!8m2!3d30.4086907!4d-88.7050241 (Street View) and https://www.google.com/maps/place/5796+Ritcher+Rd/@30.4087009,-88.7049484,149m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x889bf14997486067:0xb53bf056ee549295!4b1!8m2!3d30.4086907!4d-88.7050241 (Aerial View).

Additional information on the museum: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/24005. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gi.museum/?rf=116312698390348. YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM9LLM1CrsI.

Ocean Springs is also home to some other war memorials, http://psysim.tripod.com/msvn.html which also has more information at https://www.gulfcoast.org/listings/mississippi-vietnam-veterans-memorial-uss-mississippi-cgn-40-main-mast-%26-wwii-uss-tullibee-memorial/526/. If you saw my earlier post, World War II Submarine Memorials by State which links to http://militaryhonors.sid-hill.us/mem/state-m6.htm. These memorials are located at 3730 Bienville Blvd./Highway 90 E
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
. Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/3730+Bienville+Blvd,+Ocean+Springs,+MS+39564/@30.4087641,-88.7686158,597m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x889bf66af67aadb5:0x1768817fee19c48d!8m2!3d30.4087641!4d-88.7664217.

About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's collaborateDealspotr.com
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