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MacArthur Museum plans vehicle show

The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History will host its fourth annual vintage military vehicle show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30.

Military vehicles from circa World War I through Desert Storm will be on display in front of the museum, located at 503 E. 9th St. in Downtown Little Rock’s MacArthur Park. Those wishing to showcase their vintage military vehicles may register on the museum’s website, arkmilitaryheritage.com .

The vehicle show will feature Jeeps and other vehicles from the Arkansas Military Vehicle Preservation Association and the West Tennessee Military Vehicle Collectors Club. Any vehicle may be displayed, so long as it was used by the military in the past. The show will appeal to those who have an interest in military history, as well as in vintage cars and trucks.

All events are free to the public. Local vendors will include Bennett’s Military Supplies, Southern Salt Food Company and Le Pops Gourmet Ice Lollies.

The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History relates the military heritage of Arkansas and its citizens to a diverse and widespread audience. Located in the historic Arsenal Building in MacArthur Park – one of Central Arkansas’s oldest surviving structures and the birthplace of one of this country’s foremost military heroes – the museum collects, preserves and interprets the state’s rich military past from its territorial period to the present.

The museum is operated under the City of Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, contact Stephan McAteer, museum director, at 501.376.4602 or smcateer@littlerock.org.