A CELEBRATION OF SERVICE: HONORING PENNSYLVANIA VETERANS
The citizens of the Commonwealth are invited to join with the Pennsylvania National Guard as they honor the service and sacrifice of veterans in a ceremony at their National Shrine on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum.
DATE/TIME: SUNDAY MAY 21, 2017; Museum opens at 10 a.m. – Ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m.
RICHARD KOONTZ MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES: UNCIVILIZED BARBARITY: MARITIME EVENTS LEADING THE UNITED STATES INTO WWI
Jim Bloom (Capt., USN Retired) will chronicle the entry of the United States into World War I 100 years ago on April 6th, 1917. President Woodrow Wilson, elected on a platform of pacifism and neutrality, found his hand forced by a series of savage and unchivalrous maritime events in 1915-1917 that compelled him to reverse his stance and seek a declaration of war against Germany.
DATE/TIME: WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, at 7:00 p.m.
WORLD WAR II REVISITED: A LIVING HISTORY BIVOUAC
Axis and Allied living historians encamp on the grounds, portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45. A short history of the war begins at 12:45 p.m., immediately followed by a tactical demonstration against German opposition. Join us for some cool World War II & beyond entertainment with the "Andrews Sisters" on Saturday @ 2:30 p.m. and the New Jersey Shore sensation Joey Vincent on Sunday @ 2:30 p.m.
DATE/TIME: Bivouac open to the public 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Museum open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday.
MEMORIAL DAY - OPEN
The museum will be open on Memorial Day, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Enjoy the Regional Antique Automobile Club of America's annual summer season kickoff event featuring many pre-war through modern classics on display throughout the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. $5.00 for on-site parking.