On Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd and 3rd, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., The Museum of American Armor at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, will honor America’s citizen soldiers who have served in the nation’s armor divisions by operating in the field a Cold War M48 Patton tank, a WW II Sherman tank, a Pacific theater Stuart tank, an M18 Hellcat tank destroyer as well as halftracks, a British Bren Carrier and other tracked military vehicles.
The program is made possible, in part, through the support of PSEG Long Island, Stop & Shop, First Nationwide Title, Squad Security and Bethpage Federal Credit Union.
The Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, is inside the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration and is open year-round, Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission donations are $12 for adults, and $8 for seniors, veterans and children between the ages of 5 and 12.
The museum web site is www.museumofamericanarmor.org