Lexington, Nebraska: Fall of Saigon, Recreated

Military might, along with a replica of America's hasty retreat from Saigon, draws passersby off of the interstate.

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Fall of Saigon Recreation

Don't miss the reenactment of the evacuation of Saigon. Helicopter and soldiers are on the famous rooftop on the north side of I-80 just east of exit 237.

[K. Ward, 09/09/2000]

The Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles recreated the scene in 1998, using a restored Huey UH-1 helicopter and selected figures based on news photographs.

Fall of Saigon, Recreated

Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles

Address:
606 Heartland Rd, Lexington, NE
Directions:
Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles. I-80 exit 237, northeast side.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-5, Su 1-5. Gated after hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
308-324-6329
Admission:
Donations accepted.
RA Rates:
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