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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation invites visitors to ‘Delaware Goes to War’ event at Fort Miles April 27

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019



LEWES – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, Cape Henlopen State Park, and the Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area, are hosting the annual “Delaware Goes to War” event at Fort Miles beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday April 27. The public is invited to explore Fort Miles to see what it was like to live in the 1940s, during the war, and to experience a part of the U.S. military coast defense that the fort provided.

Visitors can learn about what soldiers underwent in Delaware during this global conflict through exhibits, artifacts, and special presentations for the “Delaware Goes to War’ event. There will be live 1940s-era music by the WW Tunes, plotting room demonstrations, vintage military vehicles, a U-858 surrender reenactment, and more.

Between 5 – 6:15 p.m., the Rehoboth Concert Band will hold a free concert for visitors with paid park entrance fee. Bring a beach chair to listen to 1940s-era music, while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Admission to the Fort Miles Museum is $5 per person. For more information, contact the Fort Miles Orientation Building at 302-644-5007. For a detailed event schedule, please follow Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area on Facebook.

Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 49, No.100

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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation invites visitors to ‘Delaware Goes to War’ event at Fort Miles April 27

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2019



LEWES – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation, Cape Henlopen State Park, and the Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area, are hosting the annual “Delaware Goes to War” event at Fort Miles beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday April 27. The public is invited to explore Fort Miles to see what it was like to live in the 1940s, during the war, and to experience a part of the U.S. military coast defense that the fort provided.

Visitors can learn about what soldiers underwent in Delaware during this global conflict through exhibits, artifacts, and special presentations for the “Delaware Goes to War’ event. There will be live 1940s-era music by the WW Tunes, plotting room demonstrations, vintage military vehicles, a U-858 surrender reenactment, and more.

Between 5 – 6:15 p.m., the Rehoboth Concert Band will hold a free concert for visitors with paid park entrance fee. Bring a beach chair to listen to 1940s-era music, while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Admission to the Fort Miles Museum is $5 per person. For more information, contact the Fort Miles Orientation Building at 302-644-5007. For a detailed event schedule, please follow Fort Miles Museum and Historic Area on Facebook.

Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 49, No.100

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