FORT OGLETHORPE, GA  (WRCB) --- The Smithsonian's traveling sports themed exhibit is coming to Fort Oglethorpe's 6th Cavalry Museum for a six week long engagement next summer.

Fort Oglethorpe is one of a dozen stops in the Peach State for the 2016 exhibit titled "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America."

The 6th Cavalry Museum, which Sunday hosted it's first vintage baseball exhibition game at the Polo Field, is excited to play host to another sports-minded event.

The museum's Executive Director Chris McKeever is already in planning mode. " The state of Georgia will host in 20-16 The Smithsonian Institute's exhibit on hometown sports, and so we are one of the twelve museums in the state of Georgia selected, " beams McKeever.

Other stops in Georgia for the exhibit include Swainsboro, Jonesboro, Nashville, Kingsland, Carrollton, Jefferson, Fort Valley, Moultrie, Forsyth, Cartersville and Monroe.