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Nov 17

Step Back in Time at the World War II Living History Weekend

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 8:14 AM by Communications Department

Experience the sights and sounds of theWWIIa_sc world’s largest conflict as Endview Plantation hosts its second annual World War II Living History Weekend November 19-20. See what life was like overseas for the hundreds of thousands of American servicemen who passed through Hampton Roads on their way across the Atlantic from 1942 to 1945 and gain a better understanding of those known today as “The Greatest Generation.”

Interact with actors portraying members of both Allied and Axis armed forces and witness demonstrations of their weapons and tactics. American, German, British, and Polish forces will be represented. Hours are 9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday and 9 AM to 3 PM on Sunday. Admission is $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, $5.00 for children ages seven and up and free for World War II veterans. For more information visit