Mark Your Calendars for 2014 EventsMay 1 - Opening reception for "Over Here and Over There: Georgia & Georgians in World War II." 4:30 - 6:00p.m. This special exhibition from the Bandy Heritage Center at Dalton State University commemorates the contributions of Georgia and Georgians to the war effort in World War II.
May 1 - Loyalty Day
May 3 - Free Admission (as part of National Military Appreciation Month)
May 4 - 10 - Public Service Recognition Week
May 8 - 69th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day
May 9 - Military Spouse Recognition Day
May 10 - Free Admission (as part of National Military Appreciation Month)
May 17 - Armed Forces Day & Free Admission (as part of National Military Appreciation Month)
May 24 - Free Admission (as part of National Military Appreciation Month)
May 26 - Memorial Day
May 31 - Free Admission (as part of National Military Appreciation Month)
June 7 - Remembering Our Heroes Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run to benefit the Memorial Garden and Post Flagpole. The museum will receive a Modern Woodmen of America community matching grant. For the third year in a row, American Bikers Active Toward Education known as A.B.A.T.E., will plan the 80-mile route through scenic North Georgia and man the stops. Volunteers are needed to recruit riders, promote the ride with motorcycle clubs, and collect door prizes.
October 24 - 25 - Remembering Our Heroes a day of remembrance of our Armed Forces features two WWII mock battles, military vehicle display, living history programs and period music. (Friday, Oct. 24 - School Day Program, Saturday, Oct. 25 - Public Program).
Experience the days of soldier and steed and southern hospitality.
The 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the rich military history of the “Fighting Sixth” Cavalry, stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe 1919 - 1942. The story of the 6th Cavalry is illustrious, beginning in 1861 as a U.S. Cavalry Regiment to present day. Located on the Post’s original parade ground/polo field, the area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, surrounded by officer’s homes and other Post buildings. Visited by presidents, military heroes and celebrities, the museum houses artifacts, uniforms, weapons, accoutrements, photos, and vehicles.
Step back in time to the era of the horse soldier by visiting the 6th Cavalry Museum.
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