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Museum of Veterans and Military History

Proudly honoring our military Veterans through education, outreach and community service
Museum of Veterans 
and Military History
P.O. Box 668
Vilonia, Arkansas 72173
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A NOTE OF SPECIAL THANKS: To those who have organized recent fundraising events and activities to raise money for the Museum's ongoing projects.

We are very excited about the recent ground-breaking for the PEACE Pavillion and addition of the KIA garden.  

We could not do these projects without the generosity of our construction workers who donate their time and resources.  Thank you so much for all you do. 
 We are a 501c3 organization  - your donations are tax deductible
Awarded the 2014 and 2015 Vilonia Area Chamber of Commerce  Non-Profit of the Year 

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Museum Events Calender 2017
The Museum of Veterans and Military History has an action-packed year planned full of fun events for the entire family to enjoy.  Touring the museum is always FREE.  We look forward to your visit. 
For more information about these 
or any museum events 
please contact:
Linda Hicks, Director
501-796-8181
or email:
linhicks_old@windstream.net

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Sept. 24 - Gold Star Families Day 

Oct. 7 - (Swinging for Veterans) 
ball tournament 

Oct. 13 - Dance and Jazz band  

Oct. 14 - WWII Living History 
Weekend 

Oct. 28 - Boo at the Museum  

Nov. 4 - Veterans Day Program  

Dec. 2 - Soup Supper Auction 
Fundraiser


Museum Board 
of Directors
​Board members for 2017
  • Linda Hicks, president
  • Bernie Tackett, vice-president
  • Sherry Clements, treasurer
  • Debbie Martin, secretary
  • Kevin Taylor
  • Steve Hillman
  • Harold Clevinger
  • Eva Martin
  • Robert Gary
  • Museum director, Linda Hicks
  • Assistant director, Harold Clevinger
  • Website -Diana Cantey

WWII LIVING HISTORY CAMP
​A timeline has been set for the World War II Living History Weekend to be held October 13-14. The event will kick off with a band and a WWII era dance at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13. The public is invited to attend and encouraged to dress in period clothing. 
Saturday, October 14, will be full of events from 9 to 4. Everyone is to be set up by 9 a.m. with a WWII Living History Camp on the museum grounds. This is being coordinated by the Central Arkansas Re-enactors Association. There is also a swap meet/greet and sell of military items. One may walk around and see the period vehicles and talk to the owners as well as with the re-enactors. 
At 1 p.m., the museum will honor WWII veterans with a special program and presentation. A re-enactment will follow at 2 p.m. portraying a 1945 battle. The parade of vehicles will follow at 2:45.
This year, other agencies in Vilonia have joined the event providing added events. The Vilonia Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring an arts and crafts show. The Vilonia Lions Club will be cooking hotdogs and hamburgers. As well, some of the Vilonia Car Club members will be showing their period vehicles.  
 For information, call 501-796-8181.