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Open house supports future wartime museum


The Americans in Wartime Museum will hold an Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18, at “The Tank Farm,” 13906 Aden Road in Nokesville, Va.

The Open House is a preview of their future Museum, which will be built in Prince William County, Va.

The Americans in Wartime Museum is dedicated to telling the remarkable stories of American men and women who served during wartime – in all branches of the military and on the home front, from World War I to the present. This uniquely American museum will bring our nation’s wartime stories to life through outdoor and indoor activities, authentic Landscapes of War, operational armor and aircraft, interactive multimedia programs, living history reenactments, an oral history recording studio, an array of public programs and galleries filled with thousands of artifacts. Visitors to the Museum will truly live the experience.

To help them make their world-class Museum a reality, they are suggesting a minimum $10 per adult donation to attend the Open House. The donation is voluntary but will help advance the Museum and its mission.

If you register and pay the suggested donation online, stop by their Membership Tent when you arrive at the Open House. You'll be given a bracelet and other items indicating your support for the event and the Museum.

The Open House will include a range of exciting and engaging activities for the entire family:

  • An amazing array of vintage armored vehicles661st Tank Destroyer Battalion vets
  • Demonstrations by the U.S. Marine Corps Historical Company
  • Displays and demonstrations by living history units
  • Drawings for a chance to ride in an armored vehicle
  • Veterans’ Roundtable
  • Kids’ scavenger hunt
  • Museum information and merchandise
  • Food and drink for purchase

They are also hosting a Poker Run as part of the Open House on Saturday, Aug. 17.

To learn more about the event and to register, visit or email

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