Cold War Defense: Carrollton-Nike Park Walking Tour
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When: April 22, 2023 02:00 PM until 03:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Lecture & Guided Tour
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Cold War Defense: Carrollton-Nike Park Walking Tour

2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 2023

Visit Nike-Ajax Missile Site N-75L, one of the Cold War’s few surviving Army Air-Defense Posts. Local historian Albert Burckard, along with former missile mechanic Ira Abbott, hosts a short presentation and a walking tour of this site which contains the original barracks, mess hall, administration and recreation building, officer/non-commissioned officer family housing, fueling area and underground missile magazines. Event begins in the Recreation Hall (former soldier barracks) at Nike Park, 13036 Nike Park Road, Carrollton.

Location: Nike Park, 13034 Nike Park Road, Carrollton, VA, 23314

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