Providence Journal

Marine gets his dying wish: A uniform to be buried in

DIGHTON, Mass. — Normand Dupras sat at the Dighton Nursing Center, amazed to hear from his granddaughter, Dona Silva, that a group of people was there to see him.

“We’ve got a surprise for you," Silva told him Wednesday.
That’s when Glenn Dusablon, of the Veterans Memorial Museum, in Woonsocket, presented Dupras with a full Marine Corps dress uniform, including the white hat, belt and gloves.
“I love this," Dupras said, looking over each item.
08/17/2016 Article Read More Here

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The Valley Breeze

Museum founder helps war veteran’s last wish come true

WOONSOCKET – When Glenn Dusablon, founder of the Veteran’s Memorial Museum in Woonsocket, first got the phone call, he says he wasn’t sure how to react. A volunteer at the Rhode Island Veteran’s Hospital, it seems, had heard about Dusablon’s collection of war paraphernalia, a massive military storage including hundreds of uniforms from nearly every conflict in United States history, many of which are now on display at his Earle Street museum. 
08/03/16 Article Read More Here 

Providence Journal

New R.I. veterans museum showcases collector's memorabilia

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — When he was 9 years old, Glenn Dusablon found a Civil War-era bowie knife once owned by an ancestor packed away in his family’s home in Ware, Massachusetts.

“That’s the thing that got me going collecting,” he said. “I stated saving my grass-cutting and snow-shoveling money to buy war stuff.”
05/26/2016 Article Read More Here

Providence Journal
Providence Journal
Providence Journal

Providence Journal

New R.I. veterans museum showcases collector's memorabilia

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — When he was 9 years old, Glenn Dusablon found a Civil War-era bowie knife once owned by an ancestor packed away in his family’s home in Ware, Massachusetts…
05/26/16 Article Read More Here

3 things to do in R.I. this week
'Hacking Heritage' conference; a Veterans Memorial Museum; workshop on history of jewelry.
05/26/16 Article Read More Here 

The Valley Breeze

New museum set to open on Veteran's Day

WOONSOCKET - A priceless collection containing thousands of tokens of military history - from uniforms and weapons, to hand-drawn strategic maps and photographs - is now on display at 78 Earle St., and residents will have a chance to view the new permanent city attraction starting on Veterans' Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015...
10/15/2015 Article Read More Here

The Valley Breeze
The Valley Breeze
The Valley Breeze
The Valley Breeze

The Valley Breeze

Woonsocket Veterans Memorial Museum finds home inside AFGS

WOONSOCKET - Asked how many uniforms he has in his massive collection of military paraphernalia, Glenn Dusablon takes a quick look around his new digs - a 2,300 square foot auditorium-style room above the American French Genealogical Society.

"I never even thought to count them," he says wistfully... 4/1/15 Article Read More

The Woonsocket Call

Veterans’ museum reporting for duty

WOONSOCKET – Glenn Dusablon remembers the precise moment when he was bitten by the collector’s bug...

Woonsocket Call
Woonsocket Call