Wednesday, June 13, 2012

History Center offers discounted admission for dad, begins final week for traveling exhibit Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs

The History Center will celebrate Father’s Day with free admission for dad with one paid admission on Sun., June 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Father’s Day marks the final week of Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America, on loan to the History Center from the International Spy Museum in Washington D.C. The exhibition, which highlights the history of espionage and domestic terrorism in America from 1776 to the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, closes on June 24.

As part of the Father’s Day festivities, the History Center will welcome author John Cinchett, who will sign copies of his new book, Vintage Tampa Storefronts and Scenes, in the Museum Store from 2 to 5 p.m. The book is Cinchett’s second collection featuring photos of landmark Tampa storefronts and the neon signage created by his father’s Cinchett Neon Sign Company from the 1940s through the 1960s.

Arts and crafts for children will also be available throughout the day.
Spies, Traitors and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America is recommended for visitors 12 and older.
Call (813) 228-0097 or visit for more information.

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