21 May 2008

The Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend

On Memorial Day weekend May 24th and 25th , the Atlanta Cyclorama will commemorate and recognize our Military from the Revolutionary War to the Present. Participating are members of the Military and re-enactors with displays from Revolutionary, Spanish American, Civil War, WWI, WWII and Current Military equipment. Included in the displays are a WWII Jeep and today’s HumVee.

A special guest Kenneth Powell will be signing the recently published book “Four Stars In The Window.” Mr. Powell was a B-17 pilot in WWII. He and his three brothers who served in WWII is the subject of the book. Mrs. Powell, Kathleen, dressed as “Rosie the Riveter” will be telling this important part of our colorful history.

The Atlanta Cyclorama is home of the Locomotive TEXAS, of The Great Locomotive Chase. The museum also features numerous civil war displays, videos and an excellent bookstore and gift shop.

Take your place in history and enjoy our colorful heritage at the Cyclorama. Located in Historic Grant Park, there are guided tours 9:00AM to 4:30 PM Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $7.00 for adults; $6.00 for seniors and Zoo members; $5.00 for children 6-12; and, FREE for children under 6 years old.

For this special Memorial Day Weekend Military and their families are FREE. If you have questions call (404) 624-1071, (404) 658-7625 or visit our web site www.ocaatlanta.com.
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