The Collings Foundation’s WWII reenactment and open house have been part of my son and I’s fall schedule since 2014. Usually held during the first or second weekend of October, they put on an incredible show using hundreds of volunteers and authentic WWII military equipment. In 2018 the Collings Foundation opened the 65,000 sq. ft. American Heritage Museum. It includes some rare pieces of military equipment, including a German Panzer 1, Russian T34, and American Jumbo Sherman Tank. It also has the only M1A1 Abrams Tank on display. During the event, there are plenty of volunteers to help explain the history of these timeless relics. There is also a nice…
Getting there early when they opened enabled us to get in a lot of shots before the reenactment began. Looking forward to next year. More information on the reenactment can be found here.