WWII Encampment, Middletown PA

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WWII Encampment, Middletown PA Hoffer Park
Mill St., Middletown 17057

Mark your calendars for the first World War II Encampment to be held in Middletown, PA on May 11th and 12th, 2019! The encampment will be held in Hoffer Park, and free to the public.

The WWII Encampment in Middletown will feature many historical displays- including reenactment groups portraying soldiers from a variety of nations, Homefront displays, uniform displays, and many more. A wonderful chance to learn about WWII in an interactive way!

Hoffer Park sits across the street from the Middletown & Hummelstown railroad, who will be running trains all weekend. They are working with them to have a WWII-era engine on display as well.

They are excited to announce that author Jared Frederick will be offering book signings of his new book, "Dispatches of D-Day", both days as long as supplies last.

If you are a living historian or a group interested in participating in this event, please feel free to shoot thema message! They have limited space, but would love to work with you in able for you to attend.

Here is a running schedule of activities, schedule is subject to change as more activities are added:

Saturday, May 11th- open from 9am to 4pm

1pm- Author Jared Frederick offers a presentation following the theme of his new book, "Dispatches of D-Day".

2:30pm- Immersive yourself and watch as the living historians present at the event participate in a mail call!

7pm-9pm- 1940s Swing Dance at the Middletown Volunteer Fire Department's social hall, featuring the Corsair Blue Jazz Orchestra! Tickets are $10 (all other activities for the weekend are free to the public).

Sunday, May 12th- open from 10am to 4pm (weather permitting)

10am- Join us for a WWII-style church service offered by a historical interpreter portraying a WWII chaplain!

1pm- Author Jared Frederick offers a presentation following the theme of his new book, "Dispatches of D-Day".

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