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19 01, 2023

How Peach Pits Saved Lives in World War I!

2023-01-27T15:41:45-06:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Living History Museums|Tags: |

World War I was known at the time as the "Great War" primarily because of the immense scale of conflict involved, the number of soldiers killed on both sides, and how it shaped the world from that point forward.

It has been said that the "Great War" changed the science [...]

24 10, 2022

Why Does the U.S. Navy Have Two Birthdays?

2023-01-27T15:41:43-06:00October 24th, 2022|Categories: Living History Museums, Living History|Tags: |

Navy Day is celebrated on October 27 which is right around the corner, marking another great reason to visit a military history museum to learn about America’s military forces.

Yet what many people may not realize is that this date is not actually the birthday of the U.S. Navy, though it unofficially gets [...]

4 08, 2022

Celebrate America’s Oldest Maritime Defenders on August 4!

2023-01-27T15:41:45-06:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: Living History Museums|Tags: |

Of all the branches of the U.S. military that are recognized publicly and in history museums, the Coast Guard is often overlooked as actually being a military service.

Established in 1790, many may not realize until learning about it in a military history museum that the Coast Guard is America’s [...]

6 05, 2022

Join in Celebrating Our Military Members in May!

2023-01-27T15:41:47-06:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Living History Museums|

Every May, Americans celebrate Memorial Day in recognition of our military members who have given the ultimate sacrifice while protecting our freedom.

Yet many people may not realize that there is a lot more than just Memorial Day happening in the month of May.

Starting on the 1st, May brings with [...]

15 11, 2021

Remembering An Unprecedented Christmas Truce In World War I!

2023-01-27T15:42:55-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Living History Museums|

On December 25, 1914 during a war that would go on to kill and wound tens of millions of soldiers, the western front and possibly other parts of the eastern front went quiet in observation of Christmas.

Opposing sides stopped firing and laid down their rifles to celebrate what should [...]

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