World War II Weekend at Rippon Lodge
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily; Free, donations accepted
The Greatest Generation came of age during a time of globe spanning conflict. Learn about daily life of soldiers in the European and Pacific Theatres from living historians portraying both Axis and Allied soldiers. Hear about their equipment, armaments, historic military vehicles, and medical care on and off the battlefield. Additionally, explore how citizens at home supported the war effort, view original WWII artifacts. Tour the house to hear about Admiral Richard Black, the last owner of Rippon Lodge, who was a WWII veteran and survivor of Pearl Harbor. Enjoy historic house tours, crafts, weapon and tactical demonstrations, and more.