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Camp Shelby Announces Expansion

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HATTIESBURG -- The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby is about to receive a major face lift.

Officials are plan to expand the current facility by 6,000 sq. ft.  The extra space will be used to host bigger traveling exhibits and events.

The state has provided the museum with about $2 million for the expansion.  The staff plans on raising another million to help with expenses.  The new space should be able to accommodate about 400 people.

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