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24th Annual Camp Gordon Johnston Reunion Days
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When
Friday, March 8, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019

Phone Number
(850) 697-8575

Website
www.campgordonjohnston.com/visit/special-events/

Email
campgordonjohnston@fairpoint.com

24th Annual Camp Gordon Johnston Reunion Days

The Camp Gordon Johnston Association and WWII Museum invite you to join in the celebration of the 24th Annual Camp Gordon Johnston Reunion Days in Carrabelle, FL. A weekend of meaningful events is planned especially to honor our remaining WWII veterans as well as recognize and salute all veterans WWII to present. All veterans and their family, friends, and supporters are invited to Carrabelle for the public celebration March 10.


On Saturday, March 9, kicking off at 10:45 am, the
Annual Camp Gordon Johnston Reunion Days Parade, which pays tribute to all
veterans of all branches of service. This community parade will include
fascinating CGJ Museum vehicles, including a WWII DUKW, a Willis Jeep and a
German Lieferwagen; JROTC Units; color guards; veteran organizations and
auxiliary units; gorgeous antique cars; other vintage WWII vehicles; military
vehicles from more recent conflicts; beauty queens of all ages; and civic group
floats and entries.

Military related groups, community organizations,
school groups, and individuals are encouraged to help honor all veterans, past
and present, by participating in the parade. To walk or ride in the parade,
please sign up by March 6 at
https://www.campgordonjohnston.com/visit/special-events. Those arriving late or
without pre-registering are still welcome to join the parade at the rear of the
lineup.

Following the parade, CGJ Museum’s historical
vehicles, the DUKW, Willis Jeep, and German Lieferwagen, will be on display at
the museum. Everyone is invited to see these vehicles up close and personal.

The Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum will be open
to all visitors at its new location, 1873 Hwy 98 West, Carrabelle, directly
across from Carrabelle Public Beach Park. We will be open Friday & Saturday
from 11 am - 5 pm. We welcome all visitors.

While you are in town be sure to check out some of
the other CGJ Reunion Days activities.

Friday -

Veteran Welcome:
All WWII to present day veterans are invited to be
greeted at the museum and meet other veterans and visitors.

CGJ American Legion Post 82 Low Country Boil:
All WWII veterans, WWII widows/widowers, non-WWII
veterans (with proof of service), active duty military, and members of Post 82.
Each veteran or member is welcome to bring one guest. This event is not open to
the general public. For more information, call 850-697-9998.

Saturday -

Annual Dinner Dance
This is a wonderful opportunity to have dinner
with actual WWII heroes as well as veterans from more recent times! 6 pm at the
Carrabelle Senior Center. Limited seating. The cost is just $10 for advance
tickets or $15 at the door and can be purchased at the Senior Center, 201 NW
Ave F, Carrabelle. Open to the public! For more information, call 850-697-3760.


For information or assistance, please go to https://www.campgordonjohnston.com/visit/special-events/all or contact us at (850)
697-8575 or info@campgordonjohnston.com. Funding provided by the Franklin
County Tourist Development Council, the City of Carrabelle and the Camp Gordon
Johnston Association.

 

 

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