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On September 22-23, 2017, the Town of Butner celebrated the 75th Anniversary of one of our Nation’s largest WWII training camps, Camp Butner. After the camp opened in 1942, over 40,000 troops were trained on a 40,000-acre military training facility for combat in the European and Pacific Theaters.


Friday, September 22, 2017

Social Hour & Dinner & USO-style Show
Soldiers Memorial Sports Arena (SMSA)

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Parade down Central Avenue from A Street to Gazebo Park
Authentic WWII artillery, military vehicles, period re-enactors
Ceremony Honoring Camp Butner
Military Generals, Camp Butner Historian, VGCC Community Band, Jr. ROTC
WWII Re-enactment Camp
German and American Camps at Gazebo Park
Tour of Historic Buildings
30-40 minute tours (A/C equipped bus)

 

EVENT SPONSORS
Carolina Sunrock
Duke Energy Progress
Gil-Man Florist
Granville County Tourism Development Authority (TDA)

PSNC

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