Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Fort Harrison SP hosts WWII Pacific theater display


The Museum of 20th Century Warfare at Fort Harrison State Park will host a World War II Pacific theater display on Aug. 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event will feature equipment, uniforms, and weapons used in the Pacific campaign. At 1 p.m. on both days, museum staff will present a lecture in the Visitor Center on the various conflicts in the Pacific during World War II.

The Museum of 20th Century Warfare is a volunteer-run, non-profit museum whose mission is to honor veterans through service and education with integrity. The museum has a schedule of military events at Fort Harrison State Park throughout the year.

The program is free but the normal DNR entrance fee of $7 for in-state vehicles and $9 for out-of-state vehicles applies. For more information, please contact the park Visitor Center at 317-591-0122. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Fort Harrison State Park ( is at 6000 N. Post Road, Indianapolis, 46216.

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Media contact: Dylan Allison, interpretive naturalist, or 317-591-0122.