History comes alive September 22pm-23, 2017
in downtown Linden, TN.
See our website for more details!
Here's a short video of the day's activities.
WWII Vets – Hear their first-hand stories!
(over 60 WWII veterans attended in 2016)
Jerry Neal -- Bomber Pilot Inge Auerbacher -- Holocaust Survivor Clinton Riddle -- Glider Pilot
~~ Remembering WWII 2016 Speakers ~~
1940’s Music – Delight in the vocal music of yesteryear! Live Big Band music, too!!
WWII Reenactments – See “German-occupied” town liberated by Allied forces!
Here's a short video of an earlier reenactment
WWII encampments – Tour American, German, British, French Resistance army camps!
Vintage Car Show – Admire the pre-war cars that line the streets!
Military Vehicles – “Inspect” Both WWII and other eras military vehicles!
Swap Meet – Find deals on Vintage and military goodies!
Store Fronts – Stroll downtown Linden and window shop the 1940’s storefronts!
Home Front Kitchen – Visit a period kitchen and see what life was like in the 1940’s!
Café – Savor a French Beignet, ice cream cone, or float; try a soda from an old-fashioned bottle!
USO Shows – Enjoy entertainment as the troops did; 1940’s music; hear a Winston Churchill speech!
101stAirbourne – Bask in patriotic music of the 101stAirbourne band and admire the Honor Guard
Vehicle Rides – Take rides in vintage military vehicles and civilian cars (maybe even a 1929 fire truck!)
Parade – Honor our vets (WWII & all eras) as they parade by in military and civilian WWII era vehicles!
WWII Plane Flyovers – Admire the WWII planes as they flyover throughout the day!
B-17 Sentimental Journey -- incoming!
Fireworks – Enjoy a fabulous fireworks display as we round out Saturday night!