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Armageddon on our Doorstep: How Warwick County and Isle of Wight County Prevented an Atomic Bomb Attack
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When: September 23, 2018 02:00 PM until 03:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Learn the details of local defenses used to combat the Cold War during the Communist Red Scare of the 1950s when every schoolchild learned to “duck and cover.” Isle of Wight County manned missile batteries at Site N-75L/C - now Nike Park – while Warwick County, our sister just across the James River, was safeguarded by the Camp Patrick Henry (BOMARC) Nike anti-aircraft missile site N-85L/C.
Location: Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, SMITHFIELD, VA, 23430

Upcoming Events

19
Oct
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church Street, SMITHFIELD, VA, 23430
19
Oct
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church Street, SMITHFIELD, VA, 23430
23
Oct
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Boykin's Tavern, 17146 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight County, VA, 23431

Past Events

14
Oct
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, Smithfield, VA, 23430
13
Oct
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, Smithfield, VA, 23430
12
Oct
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church Street, SMITHFIELD, VA, 23430
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