Vietnam 1968 Lecture at Keys History & Discovery Center


Islamorada, FL – Keys History & Discovery Center Presents…Innocent Souls: Vietnam 1968, The Perspective of Key Largo’s Glenn Hoover on Wednesday, Nov. 30 to the Keys History & Discovery Center. Doors open at 5 p.m., presentation begins at 6 p.m.

Glenn Hoover poses with one of his photos.

It was during his time serving as an infantry first lieutenant in the Republic of South Vietnam that Glenn Hoover, captured hundreds of photographs during the peak of the Vietnam War. The photographs focus on the Vietnamese and Montagnards people who lived there, as well as the young American soldiers who served in the region. In recent years, Glenn took the photos out of storage and created an exhibit with the images, Innocent Souls: Vietnam 1968. During his presentation, he will share his experiences serving and capturing the images of the period and discuss that which drove him to create an exhibit to share.
Hoover was an Army ROTC graduate of Cornell University. He received a Silver Star, Bronze Star “V” Device, Army Commendation Medal and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge during his 12 month tour in Vietnam. He worked years in the hospitality industry and now owns Glenn Hoover Real Estate. The presentation is held in conjunction with the Innocent Souls exhibit on display at the Discovery Center through Dec. 4, 2016.

Cost for non-Discovery Center members is $25 and includes admission to the movie and museum as well as light appetizers. A cash bar will be available. Reservations are recommended and can be made at 305-922-2237 or

The Discovery Center is in Islamorada, MM 82, located at the Islander Resort. The Center is open Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $12. Admission for seniors is $10 and children 13-under are free. Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization operating the Keys History & Discovery Center.

For more information, call 305-922-2237