Historic High Country / Fort Oglethorpe

Remembering Our Heroes

Dates : 10/25/14 - 10/25/14
6th Cavalry Museum/Polo Field of the Historic Army Post at Fort Oglethorpe
6 Barnhardt Circle
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

706-861-2860
  • Allied Troops advancing during WWII Battle Re-enactment

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  • Re-enactors from the USO show dancing with a soldier and a veteran

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  • WWII Battle Re-enactment

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  • Bob Hope Re-enactor at the USO Show

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  • S.O.S. (Stuff On A Shingle) Cook-Off

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  • USO Show Entertainment

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  • Judy Garland Re-enactor and soldier

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  • Veterans during the Opening Ceremony

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Experience World War II as the 6th Cavalry Museum and community volunteers present a day of living history and remembrance of our Armed Forces. The events will be held on the former parade ground – the polo field of the Army Post at Fort Oglethorpe (1902 – 1946).

Two World War II battle reenactments will be held on the parade field with authentic vehicles and Allied and Axis re-enactors. "S.O.S." or "Stuff on a Shingle" Cook-Off will have local chefs and mess hall cooks dishing up samples of the military's most famous meal. Every adult admission will receive three sample tickets and be able to vote for their favorite rendition of this classic military chow. A full day of activities, displays and living history await you at the 5th Annual "Remembering Our Heroes."

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Active or Retired Military $5.00

    Adult $10.00

    Children ages 6 & under Free

    Scouts & ROTC $2.00

    Seniors ages 65 & over $5.00

    Students ages 18 & under $5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    75

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Family Friendly, History & Heritage