Experience the World War II special event the evening before it opens to the public with a behind the scenes tour and special dinner activity.
First, visitors will go on a guided tour of the camps and vehicles at the event while hearing from the reenactors representing over a dozen countries involved in the war. After a tour of General Patton’s command tent, visitors will sit down to dinner and dessert, and listen to a special presentation by the General Patton living historian on the experiences of this famous leader.
Advanced registration is required by 5 pm Friday, September 15. Please, call 815-397-9112 for tickets.
Directions: Midway Village Museum - 6799 Guilford Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on E. State to Perryville Rd. Turn right (north) on Perryville to Guilford Rd. (about 1 mile). Turn left (west) on Guilford Rd. to museum entrance on south side of street. From the south: I-39 to I-90 (north, toward Wisconsin) and proceed as above. From IL 251 or IL 2 and Business U.S. 20: Go east on Business 20 to Mulford Rd. Turn left (north) on Mulford to Guilford and turn right (east). Look for the signature Millhouse by the entrance gate.