D-Day 75th Anniversary Celebration


D-Day 75th Anniversary Celebration

June 6, 2019, marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and the LST 325, Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, and Evansville Wartime Museum have come together to celebrate the anniversary.

The LST 325 will temporarily move down to the central Evansville Riverfront and will be offering free tours June 6-9.

The 4-day celebration begins with a private ceremony on the morning of June 6th on the LST 325. The Evansville Museum will host a special screening of “Casablanca” and also a program focusing on Evansville-made war material used during the invasion. The Evansville Wartime Museum will have a special exhibit, “75 on the 75th”, showcasing 75 D-Day artifacts including a B-17 Flying Fortress that will be available for tours.

Continue the celebration at the Big Band 40’s Gala that will take place at Tropicana Riverfront Events Center Saturday evening at 6 pm!