American Heritage Museum to host living history events


American Heritage Museum to host living history events
American Heritage Museum’s World War I aviation weekend will feature the Nieuport 28. (Photo/Courtesy)

HUDSON – From May to October, the American Heritage Museum will be hosting a series of living history events.

On May 27-28, the museum will be holding its World War II tank demonstration weekend. The M4 Sherman, M24 Chaffee and special tanks like the M18 Hellcat and M26 Pershing will be operating on the tank driving grounds. WWII veterans will be narrating throughout the weekend, and tank rides and driving will be available for extra charge.

The weekend will return July 8-9. That weekend there will also be WWII re-enactor camps. 

On June 17-18, there will be the Father’s Day Tanks, Wings and Wheels weekend, featuring the American Elegance Classic Car Show. From Aug. 12 to 14, the museum will be putting on the Centuries of the Soldier, which will feature multiple historical encampments laid out chronologically over the museum grounds.

On Sept. 16-17, attendees are invited to the World War I aviation weekend to see the Nieuport 28, which is the first American fighter. There will also be WWI re-enactments and demonstrations from rotary engines and a WWI ambulance. 

The living history events will conclude on Oct. 7-8 with the Battle for the Airfield WWII re-enactment.

During the events, all three of the museums will be open to the public. For more information, visit

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