FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 10, 2019
STEPHENVILLE, Texas —For the fourth consecutive summer, Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for the Industrial History of Texas is participating in the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to active and retired military members and their families.
The program kicks off Saturday, May 18, and runs through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America.
The W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas, a Tarleton museum and research facility located in the historic ghost town of Thurber, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. The center is located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene.
For more information, visit www.tarleton.edu/gordoncenter or the museum’s Facebook page.
Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.
Contact: Phil Riddle, News and Information Specialist