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Outskirts of Isigny - 10th Annual WWII Reenacting Corps Public Battle Reenactment

Join us for the WWII Reenacting Corps'
10th Annual Public Battle Reenactment!
 
Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
All Day
  El Dorado, KS  
Pyrotechnics   ★   Full-Auto Weapons   ★   Vehicles   ★   WWII Displays



Each year, on Veteran's Day Weekend (this year, the weekend before), the WWII History Center holds its annual Open House and the WWII Reenacting Corps holds their annual Public Battle reenactment in conjunction with El Dorado's Celebration of Freedom.  Come see what's new at the Museum, watch a Veteran's Day parade then see a WWII weapons demonstration and public battle reenactment!



These battle reenactments are expensive to put on.  
A special thanks goes out to this year's sponsors:

Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum Kansas Oil Museum
383 E Central Ave.
El Dorado, KS 67042
(316) 321-9333
More sponsors to come!!!

Our reenactors help pay for this public battle out of their own pocket.  Help them out.  Please consider donating so we can continue to hold this event every year.
All donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

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REENACTOR REGISTRATION




SCHEDULE OF THE DAY'S EVENTS
ALL DAY WWII displays on the grounds of the Butler County History Center and Oil Museum.  
8:00 am -
5:00 pm
The WWII History Center opens to the public in El Dorado.
8:00 am -
5:00 pm
The Butler County History Center and Oil Museum opens their gates for the public to come in a see the WWII displays and to talk with reenactors.  Admission to the Museum is free, but a donation of $2/person is suggested and appreciated for admittance to the battle reenactment.
11:00 am -
12:00 pm
Veteran's Day Parade through downtown El Dorado.  FREE Hot Dog Feed following the end of the parade (Location TBD), but it is usually within walking distance of the WWII History Center and the Oil Museum.
1:00 pm -
1:30 pm
Weapons/uniform display and demonstration at the Butler County History Center and Oil Museum in El Dorado.
1:45 pm -
2:30
pm
"Outskirts of Isigny" WWII Public Battle Reenactment, hosted by the WWII Reenacting Corps, on the grounds of the Butler County History Center and Oil Museum in El Dorado.
2:30 pm - Dark Reenactors interact with public and WWII displays open again.  The public can view reenactor uniforms, equipment, weapons and vehicles.  


MAP OF EVENTS

The WWII History Center is located at 119 W. Central, El Dorado, KS.  The public battle and demonstration will take place just down the road from the WWII History Center at the Butler County History Center located at 383 E. Central, El Dorado, KS
EL DORADO
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WWII HISTORY CENTER FOUNDATION

Museum and Research Library

119 W. Central Ave.

El Dorado, KS  67042

 

Phone: (316) 322-8753

Open House Coordinated by:
Doug Odom
Vice President, WWII History Center
E-mail: dodomvpwwiihc@yahoo.com

Public Battle Coordinated by:
Erik Runge and Michael Kepley
Command Staff, WWII Reenacting Corps
Phone: (620) 757-0943
E-mail: wwiirc@wwiihistorycenter.org

This is an event put on by and for the WWII History Center Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.  All profits from this event go to the support of the WWII History Center, 119 W. Central, El Dorado, KS 67042.  Please consult your financial adviser or tax preparer for advice on deductibility.

If you would like to volunteer at the Museum during the Open House, contact Doug Odom.

If you  are a reenactor participating in the battle reenactment, public display, or would like to participate as a uniformed volunteer, contact Erik Runge.

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