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World War II 75th Anniversary Kick-off Event
July 23, 2016 @ 11:30 am - July 24, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Please join us over the weekend of Friday, July 22 through Sunday, July 24 as the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad commemorates the 75th Anniversary of America’s entrance into World War II and celebrates the spirit of shared sacrifice and dedication to freedom that ultimately made victory possible.
This is the first in a series of WMSR special events marking the 75th Anniversary of the conflict that shaped the world we live in today. From now through 2020, WMSR will offer special trains, themed weekend events, and activities to express our gratitude for America’s war effort, and to give subsequent generations a genuine sense of what life was like back then.
Over the weekend, passengers will hear the music and radio broadcasts of the late 1930s and early 1940s–the tense, colorful period when we came to understand that War was coming. Passengers and visitors are encouraged to dress in period clothes and explore the lives of soldiers, sailors, citizens, and perhaps their own friends and relatives.
Call for reservations at 1-800-TRAIN50, and watch for updates.
Saturday excursion departs at 11:30 a.m.
Sunday excursion departs at 1: 00 p.m.