Roberts Armory World War II Museum open Nov. 7 in honor of Veteran’s Day


ROCHELLE - The Roberts Armory World War II Museum in Rochelle will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 7. The Higgins Boat will be available for viewing, weather permitting. The museum displays artifacts from World War II, specializing in the history of the 70th Tank Battalion, 10th Mountain Division and local area veterans of World War II.

The museum is open to the public three times each year: Memorial Day, the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival and the Sunday before Veteran’s Day. There is no admission charge.

To find the museum, go to the intersection of Route 251 and Intermodal Drive in Rochelle and look for the Army truck at this intersection. Then follow the signs west about 3 miles to the museum.

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