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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 2018 - *Coming soon
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
or email:

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Sept. 24, 2017 - 
Gold Star Families Day 

Oct. 7, 2017 
Swinging for Veterans ball 

Oct. 13, 2017 
Dance and Jazz band  

Oct. 14, 2017 
WWII Living History Weekend 

Oct. 28, 2017 - Boo at the Museum  

Nov. 4, 2017 - Veterans Day Program  

Dec. 2, 2017 - Soup Supper Auction 

​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.
Museum Board 
of Directors  2018 

Paul Hicks, President
 Tommy Pate, Vice President
Debbie Martin, Secretary
Carol Stroud, Treasurer
Board Members:
Harold Clevinger 
Robert Gary 
Betsy Gary
Eva Martin 
Steve Hillman 

Museum Director, Linda Hicks

Asst. Director, Jim McGraw

Tracey Schichti Montoto, 
Independent Auditor

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