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New rubber on the M4 Sherman road wheels! Getting the tank ready for driving instruction and WWII Tank Demo Weekend - May 27th & 28th www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/tank-demonstration-weekend-may-2023/ ... See MoreSee Less

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March 21st - Rosie the Riveter Day! Read this interesting article on women in the workforce from WWII onward: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/2023/03/rosie-the-riveter-day-march-21st/ ... See MoreSee Less

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This Saturday is M1 Abrams day! Join us at the American Heritage Museum for a in-depth talk about America's main heavy tank with Mike Manougian, a docent at the American Heritage Museum. He has recent experience in the US Army and as an Abrams tank company commander. He will discuss the history of the Abrams tank, its capabilities, tactical employment, and lessons learned from recent wars. Mike will also talk about his own experience as Commander of a tank company. 2 PM to 3:30 PM. No reservations needed. See: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/ahm-presentation-history-of-the-abrams-tank/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Mark your calendars! This Saturday, February 25th, 2 PM to 3:30 PM, we will host a special presentation on the M1A1 Abrams tank with Mike Manougian, Abrams tanks Company Commander. Mike will discuss the history of the Abrams tank, its capabilities, tactical employment, and lessons learned from recent wars. He will also talk about his own experience as Commander of a tank company. No reservations needed. More information see: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/ahm-presentation-history-of-the-abrams-tank/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Tomorrow, Friday, February 17th, from 2 PM to 3 PM, we will have author John Magnarelli talk about his book "11B10 - Memories of a Light Weapons Infantryman in Vietnam." Excellent opportunity to hear about Mr. Magnarelli's experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War and see the new Hanoi Hilton exhibit. See: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/speaker-series-11b10-memories-of-a-light-weapons-infantryman... ... See MoreSee Less

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February 2021

IHI / AHM Speaker Series: “The Thorn in the Eagle’s Side: How Six American Presidents Dealt with the Challenges of Charles de Gaulle.”

February 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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IHI / AHM Speaker Series: “The Coming Storm: Another Great Power War?”

February 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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March 2021

Free

IHI / AHM Speaker Series: “Unwearing of the Green: Republican Skeletons in Ulster Protestant Closets”

March 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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April 2021

$10 – $20

1812 Marine Guard Training At AHM

April 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - April 18, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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May 2021

$15 – $25

Tank Demo Days at AHM

May 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - May 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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1812 Marine Guard At AHM

May 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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June 2021

$20

1778 64th Light Infantry Co. At AHM

June 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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$20

Peter’s Corps – The Queen’s Loyal Rangers At AHM

June 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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July 2021

$20

Speaker Series: WAR PIGEONS: Winged Couriers of the U.S. Military, 1878-1957

July 17, 2021 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
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August 2021

$10 – $20

The Rifle – Book Signing and Talk by Andrew Biggio

August 1, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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$20

IHI / AHM Speaker Series: “No Greater Love: Sacrificing to Save Enemy Lives in Wartime”

August 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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$10 – $20

Learn to draw a tank with artist Robert Brun

August 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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September 2021

Author Talk – Hotel 9/11 by Joyce Ng

September 4, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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$15 – $25

Race of the Century

September 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - September 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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October 2021

Speaker Series: Plants Go to War: A Botanical History of World War II

October 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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November 2021

Tri-Chamber Veterans Appreciation Event

November 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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$10 – $20

Speaker Series: Rustic Warrior by Dr. Steven Eames

November 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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December 2021

IHI / AHM Symposium – Pearl Harbor: Inevitable or Infamy?

December 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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$10 – $20

Author Talk by Kevin Hymel – Patton’s War

December 10, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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February 2022

$10 – $20

Free WWII Veteran Portrait Shots

February 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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July 2022

$10 – $20

Speaker Series: “Black Entry Operations” beyond the Iron Curtain in the Late ‘40s – Early ‘50s by Alessandro Giorgi

July 8, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Battle of Bunker Hill – Revolutionary War Re-Enactment

July 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - July 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
American Heritage Museum, 568 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749 United States
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Join us July 23rd and 24th, 2022 at the American Heritage Museum for an extraordinary Revolutionary War re-enactment and living history event unlike anything you have seen! Period encampments and re-enactors will tell the tale of this infamous battle. Action will include bombardment of the redoubt on Breed’s Hill, the landing of troops on the Charlestown peninsula, company flank attacks on the Boston shore, and the multiple assaults up Breeds Hill, all done with pyrotechnic effects! It will be a…

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October 2022

Free – $20

Tank or Treat: Halloween at the American Heritage Museum

October 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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November 2022

Tri Chamber Veterans Appreciation Event

November 10, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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$10 – $20

Speaker Series – Becoming FDR

November 18, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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December 2022

AHM Presentation: Remembering Pearl Harbor and U.S. Entry Into WWII

December 7, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us at the American Heritage Museum for a compelling talk about the attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States' entry into WWII. Hosted by American Heritage Museum President Rob Collings and Lead Docent Colin Rixon, we will discuss "the day that will live in infamy." The motivations of Japan to attack Pearl Harbor,  how they executed the raid and its aftermath will be covered. We will also highlight the history of our Curtiss P-40B Tomahawk and Waco UIC…

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$10 – $20

Speaker Series – Author Philip Gambone presents: As Far As I Can Tell: Finding My Father in World War II

December 16, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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January 2023

AHM Presentation: Tank Technology

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the American Heritage Museum on Friday, January 20th, at 11 AM, to hear a presentation by AHM docent and former Master Gunner and tank platoon Sergeant Gregg Pomerleau. Mobility, protection and firepower are the main factors considered when designing and operating tanks. Hear Gregg Pomerleau discuss the history and technologies of tanks and how the concepts of building a better tank has advanced over the millennia. Mr. Pomerleau's has an extensive knowledge in tanks of all kinds…

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February 2023

Speaker Series: 11B10-Memories of a Light Weapons Infantryman in Vietnam. By author John Magnarelli

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mr. Magnarelli will talk about his experiences as a young soldier in the Vietnam War and the processes he went through in writing his captivating book. 11B10 is a memoir on what Army life was like from boot camp through combat through the eyes of a young man just out of high school. Without glorification or exaggeration it reflects the experience of the author’s time in the service specifically his year as an infantryman in the 82nd Airborne Division and…

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AHM Presentation: History of the Abrams Tank

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The M1 Abrams is a third-generation American main battle tank designed by Chrysler Defense and named for General Creighton Abrams. Conceived for modern armored ground warfare and now one of the heaviest tanks in service at nearly 68 tons, it introduced several innovative features, including a multifuel turbine engine, sophisticated Chobham composite armor, a computer fire control system, separate ammunition storage in a blow-out compartment, and NBC protection for crew safety. The M1 Abrams entered service in 1980 and currently…

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Museum Open February School Break Week

The American Heritage Museum will be open during February School Break Week - 2/20 to 2/26. Fun activities and exhibitions for families through the week.