USS Charles R. Ware
Namesake: Lieutenant Charles R. Ware (1911-1942) Laid down: November 1, 1944 Launched: April 12, 1945 Commissioned: July 21, 1945 Decommissioned: unknown Struck: November 30, 1974 Fate: Sunk as a target on November 13, 1981 General Characteristics Displacement: 2,425 tons Length: 390 ft., 6 in. (119.02 m) Beam: 41 ft., 1 in. (12.52 m) Draught: 18 ft., 6 in. (5.64 m) Speed: 35 kt (65 km/h) Complement:367 officers/enlisted Armament: 6 5″, 521″ tt., 6 dcp., 2 dct
native americans in mcminn county
Explore the Cherokee Indian exhibit and learn about the Trail of Tears journey.
Remembering Our Veterans
The Military Area recognizes the service of our Veterans by displaying artifacts and memorabilia from the American Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I and II, Korean War, Vietnam Conflict and Persian Gulf War.
african american history
McMinn county and African American history. Learn about W.E. Nash, The Athens Academy and J.L. Cook School