Patton Homestead to Host Military History Day

military history day Wenham Museum’s Military History Day is happening this weekend at the Patton Homestead and Archives, which is owned by the town of Hamilton.

The event is free and open to all. It will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, at the Patton Homestead, owned and operated by the town of Hamilton at 650 Asbury St. It is the former home of Gen. George S. Patton and Major Gen. George S. Patton III.

The event will include a running 1943 M4A Sherman tank, a black hawk helicopter, military re-enactments, equipment displays and demonstrations of military vehicles including half-tracks, heavy trucks, artillery, support equipment and memorabilia.

There will be food from Kim’s Pure Pastry, Fancy’s Snoballs and Joe’s on a Roll.

There will also be tours of the Patton Family Archive for $10. Tours will be first come, first serve, and signups will be taken online.

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