Roberts Armory World War II Museum will be open Aug. 20 for heritage festival

The Roberts Armory World War II Museum will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 as part of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle.

ROCHELLE — The Roberts Armory World War II Museum will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 as part of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle. The museum displays artifacts from WWII, specializing in the history of the 70th Tank Battalion, 10th Mountain Division of WWII as well as local veterans from WWII. The museum is only open three times a year. There is no admission charge. To find the museum, go to the intersection of Illinois Route 251 and Intermodal drive in Rochelle (an Army truck is at this intersection). Just follow the signs, about three miles to the museum.

More information is available at http://www.robertsarmory.com.

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