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Nike Missile Site Open House

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Nike Missile Site BA-79

Nike Missile Site Open House

Nike Missile Site Open House
Sunday, June 23, 2024
1-4pm

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Join PHG at the Nike Missile Site BA-79 for this rescheduled Open House!

Unfortunately, the weather forced us to cancel our original March Open House, but now we’re ready to host the rescheduled event! Self-guided tours (above-ground) and guided tours (below-ground in magazines) will be available throughout the day.

Join us to:

  • Learn more about the activities of local history, preservation, and conservation organizations
  • Explore the grounds and history of Nike Missile Site BA-79
  • To see a historical video about the Nike Missile Site BA-79 restoration efforts
  • See a model missile launch by the National Association of Rocketry (weather pending)
  • And more!

The preliminary schedule for this event is as follows:

1:00 pm – Event begins

1:15 – First guided tour of site begins

2:00 pm – Ethan Bean (USACE) gives a lecture on the history of the Nike Missile Sites program

2:45 pm – Granite Cadet Squadron demonstration

3:00 pm – National Association of Rocketry model missile launch

3:15 pm – Final guided tour of site begins

4:00 – Event ends

There will be snacks for purchase and on-site restroom facilities. Aside from below-ground, the site is ADA-compliant.