Mangano Announces World War II Historical Encampment At Old Bethpage Village Restoration.
Old Bethpage, NY - March 26, 2015 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host a World War II Encampment weekend on Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visitors will have the opportunity to step back in time and explore World War II history complete with living historians, tanks and artillery, and simulated fire fight demonstrations.
Old Bethpage Village Restoration, located at 1303 Round Swamp Road, is situated on 209 acres and the recreated 19th Century village offers a perfect impression of a rural European battlefield when American soldiers took on and defeated the Nazi Third Reich. Living historians in period gear representing a variety of forces will present vintage weapons and offer hands on displays while engaged in tactical exercises.
Old Bethpage Village Restoration is open Wednesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $7.00 for children (5-12), seniors, and volunteer firefighters.
For more information about Old Bethpage Village Restoration, please call: (516) 572-8401 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.