Historic armor to be dedicated on the eve of Veterans Day holiday at the Museum of American Armor
On the eve of Veterans Day, Sunday, November 10th, at 12 Noon, the Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, New York, will dedicate a half century of tank technology as they unveil a Sherman tank that was destined to participate in the invasion of Imperial Japan during World War II and an M60 Patton tank that would have confronted Soviet forces in Europe had the Cold War flashed into open combat during the 1960s. An operational Cold War M48 tank will also make an appearance as it maneuvers adjacent to the museum.
Admission to the dedication program is free and all are welcome as the museum honors veterans and their families.
The program is made possible, in part, through the support of PSEG Long Island, Squad Security, Polimeni International, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, BDG, Ltd., Bristal Assisted Living and Local 138 of the International Union of Operating Engineers.
The Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, is inside the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration and is open year around, Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission donations are $14 for adults, $8 for seniors and veterans and children between the ages of 5 and 12. Admission includes access to the Village.
The museum web site is www.museumofamericanarmor.org