Fort McCoy News June 9, 2017

Post Commemorative Area

open to walk-in visitors June 9, 23

Veterams Memorial Plaza
Veterans Memorial Plaza. Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Equipment Park & building
Equipment Park and World War II-era building. Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

Dining hall
World War II-era dining facility. Photo by Scott T. Sturkol

The Fort McCoy Commemorative Area will be open for walk-in visitors from noon to 4 p.m. June 9 and 23. Members of the public are welcome.

The Commemorative Area consists of the Equipment Park, five World War II-era buildings with historical displays, the History Center, and Veterans Memorial Plaza.

The History Center and World War II-era buildings contain artifacts dating from Fort McCoy's inception in 1909 up to present day. Members of the public must present valid photo IDs at the Main Gate to get a visitor's pass.

For information on visitors' passes, call the Visitor Control Center at 608-388-4988. Groups of 15 or more may schedule tours from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, call the Public Affairs Office at 608-388-2407.