WWI Re-Enactments, Lecture Series at State Military Museum

SPRINGFIELD, IL (02/28/2011)(readMedia)-- Illinois State Military Museum staff and volunteers will re-enact trench warfare skirmishes and a-day-in-the-life of WWI Soldiers.


WWI Re-enactors, Illinois State Military Museum officials and volunteers


• The grounds of the Illinois State Military Museum will be transformed into a WWI battlefield with an above ground trench and military encampment.

• Re-enactors will demonstrate raids and skirmishes around recreated trenches and fighting positions.

• There will be lectures on subjects such as Acts of Heroism and the 33rd Division.

• Indoor and outdoor exhibits will be open regardless of weather.

• Admission to the museum is free and handicap accessible.

WHEN: Saturday March 05, 2011 at 10:00AM Central Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: Illinois State Military Museum
Camp Lincoln
1301 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, Illinois 62702

The event runs Saturday March 5 at 10 a.m. through Sunday March 6 at 3 p.m.

For additional information, please contact the Illinois State Military Museum at 217-761-3910.