Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, which also puts on Lunch With The History People, announces its next event in the local history discussion series, “History in a Pint.” The presentation, entitled “The Navy Hospital Corpsman’s Charges: Marines, Sailors & Seals”, will take place at Grandma’s Saloon & Restaurant, in the Sand Bar.

The event is expected to take place at 6 pm and will be presented by life-long Duluth resident and community organizer Neill Atkins. He will discuss the life of a Navy Corpsman in the early seventies during the Vietnam War. Mr. Atkins attended the University of Minnesota, Duluth, was active in community improvements and growth, is a major contributor to the Leif Erikson Viking Ship Restoration Project, and was a leader in the construction of the Northland Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Lakewalk.

Veterans’ Memorial Hall was established in 1910 and is a joint program of the St. Louis County Historical Society and the military service veterans of northeastern Minnesota with a mission to gather, preserve, interpret, and promote the rich and diverse human experiences of veterans, their families and communities, through museum, archival and educational programs. Its website,, features more than 6,000 veteran stories.