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Unveiling of Doris Miller Statue
December 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pmFree
The Doris Miller sculpture, by Eddie Dixon, will be unveiled. Located at Bledsoe-Miller Park, the nine-foot-tall bronze sculpture of Doris Miller was funded by community donations and a grant by the Rapaport Foundation. Ambassador Lyndon Olson, Jr. will give the keynote address at the unveiling ceremony. Special guests to be honored at the ceremony will include the surviving members of Doris Miller’s family and representatives from the crew of the USS Miller, a former destroyer escort of the U.S. Navy.