General George Patton Museum of Leadership
Visitors of the General George Patton Museum of Leadership on Fort Knox will be given a glimpse into the lives of World War II-era soldiers Saturday as the museum unveils the new World War II barracks exhibit.
Located outside of the museum building, the exhibit includes a restored and authentic barracks building from WWII, along with period-accurate details of the living quarters for trainees during the war.
According to Mike Martin, director of fundraising for the museum, the barracks exhibit is a project that is about 10 years in the making.
Retired Col. Mike Weaver led an effort to relocate and restore the barracks. Using a team of volunteers, the building was transported across Fort Knox and restoration efforts took place for over two years to restore the building to its original condition.
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