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Camp Butner 75th Anniversary celebration

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Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of one of the Nation’s largest WWII training camps in North Carolina, Camp Butner on Sept. 22 & 23. Opened in 1942, Camp Butner trained over 40,000 troops on a 40,000-acre military training facility. Now, the history of the Camp is incorporated throughout the Town of Butner.

The event kicks-off on Friday, September 22 at 6:00 PM. The Butner Soldiers Memorial Sports Area will come to life with a social, dinner & USO style entertainment. ($25/ticket) On September 23 at 10 AM, view a parade along Central Ave, hear Military Dignitaries and a Camp Butner Historian reflect upon the Camp’s history, visit reenactment camps, tour historic Camp Butner sites and more. Saturday’s events are free and open to the public. Visit details and tickets or call 919-575-3032.

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