Never before seen items on display at MacArthur Memorial

MacArthur Memorial unveiling, photo by WAVY/Rob Rizzo.
MacArthur Memorial unveiling, photo by WAVY/Rob Rizzo.

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – On the 50th anniversary of the final full day of General Douglas MacArthur’s life, personal items never seen before will be unveiled.

Photos: MacArthur Memorial display

Wedding rings, doctor’s notes on MacArthur’s last full day and letters are among the items being released by museum staff at the MacArthur Memorial Friday.

The memorial was founded in 1964 as a museum and archive dedicated to McArthur’s life. He and his wife Jean are buried in the Memorial’s rotunda.

 

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