Executive Director’s Message

The fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II is being observed throughout the Commonwealth with a remarkable array of public events. from a large butter sculpture depicting the raising of the American flag at Iwo Jima displayed at this year’s Farm Show in January to a special exhibit devoted to wartime efforts on the home front installed in our own Mobile Museum, Pennsylvanians are...
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Restored Tank at Pennsylvania Military Museum

An exceptionally rare armored vehicle, an American version of a French tank, the Renault FT17, was manufactured for the Allied offensive abroad, but the signing on November 11, 1918, of the Armistice that ended World War I prevented it from seeing action — and spared it for posterity. Designed to house a machine gun, it is the only known example of its type in existence. J. William Richey, of...
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