MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History to host vintage military vehicle show

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 13, 2013) -- The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History will host its first vintage military vehicle show today, July 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There is no admission charge. 

    Vintage and classic military vehicles from circa World War I through Desert Storm will be on display in front of the museum.

    A highlight of this event will be the 1915 Dodge Brothers touring car used by General John Pershing in 1916 as he tried to capture Pancho Villa in Mexico. A General Douglas MacArthur re-enactor will be present during the show as well. Bryant's BBQ and Repicci's Italian Ice of Little Rock will be present to sell refreshments.

    This event allows members of the public who value military heritage to showcase their private collections, while helping to promote military history and heritage.  

    The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History relates the military heritage of Arkansas and its citizens to a diverse and widespread audience. Located in the historic Arsenal Building in MacArthur Park - one of central Arkansas's oldest surviving structures and the birthplace of one of this country's foremost military heroes - the museum collects, preserves, and interprets our state's rich military past from its territorial period to the present.

    Most of the vehicles on display will be courtesy of the Arkansas Military Vehicle Travelers.  For more information, visit their website at www.armvpa.com.  

    For more information, contact Nic Clark, Museum Program Assistant, at (501) 376-4602, or by email at nclark@littlerock.org.

    (Source: MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History)

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