Roberts armory to open Veterans Day


ROCHELLE — The Roberts Armory World War II museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. Weather permitting, the Higgins Boat will be available for viewing. The museum displays artifacts from WWII, specializing in the history of the 70th Tank Battalion, 10th Mountain Division and local area veterans of WWII. The museum is open to the public three times each year: Memorial Day, the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival and Veterans Day. There is no admission charge. To find the museum, go to the intersection of Route 251 and Intermodal Drive in Rochelle, Illinois. (An Army truck is at this intersection.) Just follow the signs, west about 3 miles to the museum. 

More information is available at http://www.enjoyrochelle.com/online-directory/what-to-do/history-attractions.html or http://www.robertsarmory.com

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