D-Day Ohio WWII Museum in Conneaut will hold an open house – News-Herald

The WWII Ohio D-Day Museum in Conneaut has announced that its 2022 Open House featuring The Everley Sisters will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on July 9.

The Everley sistersa three-part local harmony trio performing in the style of the Andrews Sisters, is scheduled to perform at 1 and 3 p.m. Two sisters and their close friend combined their love of music with their passion for WWII history almost seven years ago and they have performed at numerous public and private events on the East Coast as well as in France as part of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, according to a press release.

Additionally, re-enactors scheduled to appear at the open house include US Navy Aviation Metalsmith, US Navy Higgins Boat Crew and German Service Kreigsmarine (U-Boat). Vintage vehicles must be on site for people to examine.

Information about living history involvement as a WWII re-enactor will be available along with information about volunteering at the Museum and the annual D-Day Conneaut WWII re-enactment at Township Park. Known.

Admission is free while donations will be accepted. The D-Day Ohio WWII Museum is housed in the historic 1914 Hungarian Church at 851 Harbor St. in Conneaut.

The museum is regularly open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Its handicap-accessible first-floor exhibits are updated each year to include the many new gifts that showcase and honor the service of local and regional Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen, the statement said.

Once again this year, authentic World War II re-enactors, living historians and/or collectors will be present almost every weekend to share their knowledge. On July 16 and 17, there will be a French Resistance encampment, the Maquis de Bretagne.

The museum’s basement has been transformed into a 1940s house that includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, sewing corner, living room, bedroom and study/office to show how every aspect of life on the home front was affected by the events of the war.

In his backyard there is a victory garden planted in accordance with wartime government guidelines using heirloom varieties believed to have been found in 1940. This year’s garden has a southwestern theme with tomatillos .

For details, contact [email protected]

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