15-18 OCTOBER 2015
16 OCTOBER: EDUCATION DAY, SCHOOL TOURS
9AM - 2PM
17 OCTOBER: MEMORIAL SERVICE, 8:30AM
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 9AM-5PM
$5 per car load
FREE to Re-enactors
Welcome Home, Stars & Stripes Presents: Reflections of History, 1860 - Present
Welcome to a new Stars and Stripes Event, “Welcome Home” Stars and Stripes Presents: Reflections of History, 1860 - Present. With this 3rd Annual Event we hope to bring to our visitors and supporters and the Communities of Stoddard County a new experience in Living History and a new awareness of the importance of the Stars and Stripes legacy.
On 16 October 2015 the Stars & Stripes Museum will Host an Education Day were local schools can visit the displays and talk with re-enactors.
On 17 October 2015, you will have an opportunity to experience a unique Military Living History Timeline located on the Stars & Stripes Museum Grounds. The Timeline will represent the actual conflicts during which the Stars & Stripes was printed, the Civil War, World War One, World War Two upto the present.
There will be special programs throughout the day and activities provided by the Museum to be announced later.
There will be food vending on site.
Watch here for announcements and updates as the Event develops
The Staff of the Stars and Stripes National Military Museum & Library
This is the 3rd Annual "Welcome Home" event sponsored by the 6th Corps LHG STL MO. This year the Museum will host a unique Timeline of the years the Stars & Stripes was issued. HRS safety and authenticity rules will be enforced.
We are looking for Civil War, World War One, World War Two, Korea, Viet Nam, Cold War, Panama, Grenada. Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and other conflicts of the Modern era.
Horses and Military vehicles are welcome.
The museum will provide bottled water, fire wood, Johnny on the Spots, a water spigot and Breakfast on Saturday.
Camp set up can begin @12noon on Oct 15
Open to Schools: 10am - 2pm Oct 16, set-up continues all day
Open to the public, 8:30am, Memorial Service
Open to the public: All camps and displays @ 9am – 5pm Oct 17
Camp sites cleared by 12 noon Oct 18
There will be weapons demonstrations, equipment and uniform talks, camp displays. If any Unit would like to put on a skit in there camp or put on a little show, let us know. Pre-registration will be used as a head count for the FREE Saturday morning breakfast. There is space for special displays in the Barn, see Event Information for Details.
Check back for more information as the event develops.
6th Corps Living History Group
The Stars and Stripes National Military Museum & Library
P.O. Box 1861
Birthplace of "The Stars and Stripes"
American Legion Post 382
The American Legion Department of Missouri Kenady-Hanks Post 59
15-18 October 2015
12 noon: camp set-up starts
3:00: Re-enactor Registration begins in the Red Barn
7:00: Re-enactor Registration Ends
10am-2pm: Education Day for local schools, private tours. Set up continues all day.
3 pm: Re-enactor Registration begins in the Red Barn
7pm: Re-enactor Registration ends
7:00: FREE Re-enactor breakfast, you must pre-register. by 12 Oct 2015
7:00: Re-enactor Registration opens, in the Red Barn
8:30: Memorial Service to the Veterans Cemetery. Honor Guard and WW II Veterans from American Legion Post 382, Bloomfield, MO
9:00: Re-enactor Registration closes, Red Barn
9:00: OPEN TO PUBLIC
10:00: Uniform and Equipment Demonstration, at the Red Barn
10:30: Weapons Demonstration, at the skirmish area
12:00: Missing Man Ceremony, American Legion, Kennedy-Hanks post 59, Dexter, MO
1:30: Uniform and Equipment Demonstration, at the Red Barn
5:00: CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
All campsites must be cleared by 12 noon