Fort Harrison State Park hosts “Soldiers Through Time” event May 1-2

FORT HARRISON – The Museum of 20th Century Warfare at Fort Harrison State Park will host a “Soldiers Through Time” re-enactment event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 1 and 2.

The event will feature exhibits, uniforms, and weapons used in different eras of warfare, from ancient Greek weaponry to items used in Vietnam. Self-guided tours will be offered, including a walkthrough of a WWI-style trench. Visitors will be able to speak with historians about the era they represent. Parking for the event is in the Camp Glenn area near the museum and saddle barn. In the case of inclement weather, the re-enactors will display their items inside the recreation buildings located in Camp Glenn.

The re-enactors are volunteer military historians who work to bring history to life. The Museum of 20th Century Warfare is a volunteer-run, non-profit museum whose mission is to honor veterans through service and education with integrity. The museum has a schedule of military events at Fort Harrison State Park throughout the year.

The program is a free event, but the normal DNR entrance fee applies. For more information, contact the park Visitor Center at 317-591-0122 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Fort Harrison State Park is located at 6000 N. Post Rd. in Indianapolis.