Tagged: military history

God & Country Veterans Living History Event

Come experience history live through the eyes of those who have lived it! Listen to the stories of those who have walked wars past! About this event Daytime living history event: A once in a lifetime opportunity to hear from 10 veterans from WWII to Iraq and Afghanistan coming to tell their stories. Speakers include: Irene Perbal a member of… Read more
Military Appreciation Month | 2023

National Military Appreciation Month | May 2023

National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more

Presenting Chaplain Allen Allensworth

Travel to the late 1800’s for an entertaining evening at the historic Post Chapel with Chaplain Allensworth and his daughters Nella and Eva. In a dramatic portrayal of Chaplain Allen Allensworth, Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army, he will deliver one of Chaplain Allensworth’s most notable and frequently delivered speeches: “The Battle of Life and How to Win It”. Chaplain… Read more

Grave Rededication – Last Surviving Civil War Veteran – Thomas J. Cave

Rededication of the grave of Thomas Jefferson Cave – Orange County’s Last Civil War Veteran   A full rededication of the gravesite of Thomas Jefferson Cave, Orange County’s last Civil War Veteran. Sergeant, Company E, 18th Indiana Infantry. Mustered in: 16 Aug 1861. Mustered out: 28 Aug 1865. Veteran: 1 Jan 1864. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Mar 1865. Mustered… Read more
Military Appreciation Month | 2022

National Military Appreciation Month | May 2022

National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more
Troops In Town Then & Now - Miami Valley Veterans Museum (Troy Ohio)

Troops In Town Then & Now – Miami Valley Veterans Museum (Troy Ohio)

Historical military event with a Veterans Museum, Higgins Boat, military vehicles , reenactors , food & military vendors & beer garden.   The Miami Valley Veterans Museum of Troy, Ohio, in cooperation with the Ohio Motor Pool, Reenactors, Veterans and Volunteers, will host the first annual “Troops In Town Then & Now” a military timeline event, on Sept 10, 11… Read more
Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of DC during the War of 1812 - Conte's Bike Shop (Yard's Park) - Washington DC

Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of DC during the War of 1812 – Conte’s Bike Shop (Yard’s Park) – Washington DC

Learn the fascinating history and stories of DC’s invasion by British forces during the War of 1812   Just 24 years old as the new nation’s federal capital, Washington City (as DC was known ) was nearly wiped out of existence by the British Navy invasion over land on August 24, 1814. Nearly every federal building was burned including the… Read more