Rowlesburg, West Virginia: Greatest Generation Society Museum

Also called the WWII Exhibit. Scenes of US, British, German and Russian soldiers, and a 1940s home front living room.
Address:
80 Catherine St., Rowlesburg, WV
Directions:
Szilagyi Center (old Rowlesburg High School) - call for directions.
Hours:
May-Oct. Sa 11 am - 5 pm, Su 1-5pm, other by appt. (Call to verify)
Phone:
304-329-1240
Admission:
$5, WWII vets free
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Greatest Generation action figures. Greatest Generation Society Museum

A collection of WWII artifacts, fully dressed mannequins in authentic WWII military uniforms of American men and women complete with weapons, along with German, Russian and Belgium soldiers. This would be described as wonderful if it were at the Smithsonian, but to find it in this rural town is nothing short of amazing.

[Tim Weaver, 07/12/2008]

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