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Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Museum Hours in Description

The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum is opening its newest exhibit, Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I. This area’s organizations, businesses, institutions, families and individual men and women and children rose to the occasion when our nation entered World War I. With a focus on both military service and efforts on the home-front, this exhibit commemorates the centennial of the United States in the Great War. This exhibit will run through 2018. All ages welcome.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Clash of the Barriers: The Battle of the Coral Sea

Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM)
Museum Hours in Description

An Australian naval exhibit, Clash of the Carriers: the Battle of the Coral Sea, is on display at the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM). The three-banner display and dramatic new video documentary presentation highlights the four days in May 1942 when three navies, four aircraft carriers, 255 aircraft and 76 ships fought a battle that changed naval warfare forever. The exhibit is on loan from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), with the ASOM as the second stop on its tour of the United States. The exhibit will remain on display here through February 4, 2018.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; closed federal holidays.

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Arsenal Tours

Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
Tour Times in Description

Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who filled ammunition cartridges during its Confederate period, and the soldiers and families who experienced those changing political and social ideals first-hand. Dress comfortably for walking outdoors. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. During inclement weather, interpretive talks about the Arsenal will be given inside the Museum. Tours meet in the Museum lobby.


Tour Times: Every Friday at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Museum Hours in Description

The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum is opening its newest exhibit, Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I. This area’s organizations, businesses, institutions, families and individual men and women and children rose to the occasion when our nation entered World War I. With a focus on both military service and efforts on the home-front, this exhibit commemorates the centennial of the United States in the Great War. This exhibit will run through 2018. All ages welcome.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Clash of the Barriers: The Battle of the Coral Sea

Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM)
Museum Hours in Description

An Australian naval exhibit, Clash of the Carriers: the Battle of the Coral Sea, is on display at the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM). The three-banner display and dramatic new video documentary presentation highlights the four days in May 1942 when three navies, four aircraft carriers, 255 aircraft and 76 ships fought a battle that changed naval warfare forever. The exhibit is on loan from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), with the ASOM as the second stop on its tour of the United States. The exhibit will remain on display here through February 4, 2018.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; closed federal holidays.

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17th Annual Civil War Quiz Bowl

Headquarters Library, Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center
7:00 p.m.

Contestants test their knowledge of trivia, tactics and history as host Jim Greathouse assails them with questions covering all aspects of the War Between the States. The questions challenge the most avid Civil War buff. Open to contestants of all ages, prizes will be awarded for both the adult and student (16 and under) winners. This event is open to the public. For more information and to register, contact Leisa Greathouse at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex.

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Arsenal Tours

Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
Tour Times in Description

Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who filled ammunition cartridges during its Confederate period, and the soldiers and families who experienced those changing political and social ideals first-hand. Dress comfortably for walking outdoors. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. During inclement weather, interpretive talks about the Arsenal will be given inside the Museum. Tours meet in the Museum lobby.


Tour Times: Every Friday at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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Feb

Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I

Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum
Museum Hours in Description

The Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum is opening its newest exhibit, Fayetteville "Over There" - Centennial of World War I. This area’s organizations, businesses, institutions, families and individual men and women and children rose to the occasion when our nation entered World War I. With a focus on both military service and efforts on the home-front, this exhibit commemorates the centennial of the United States in the Great War. This exhibit will run through 2018. All ages welcome.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Read More
Feb

Clash of the Barriers: The Battle of the Coral Sea

Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM)
Museum Hours in Description

An Australian naval exhibit, Clash of the Carriers: the Battle of the Coral Sea, is on display at the U.S. Army Airborne and Special Operations Museum (ASOM). The three-banner display and dramatic new video documentary presentation highlights the four days in May 1942 when three navies, four aircraft carriers, 255 aircraft and 76 ships fought a battle that changed naval warfare forever. The exhibit is on loan from the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM), with the ASOM as the second stop on its tour of the United States. The exhibit will remain on display here through February 4, 2018.


Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.; closed federal holidays.

Read More

Arsenal Tours

Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex
Tour Times in Description

Join an Arsenal Tour on the grounds of the Museum to learn the historical relevance of this site for the city of Fayetteville. Visitors learn about the free and enslaved black men that worked in the Arsenal, the women who filled ammunition cartridges during its Confederate period, and the soldiers and families who experienced those changing political and social ideals first-hand. Dress comfortably for walking outdoors. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. During inclement weather, interpretive talks about the Arsenal will be given inside the Museum. Tours meet in the Museum lobby.


Tour Times: Every Friday at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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