As of Saturday, March 14 the John Brown House Museum, Museum of Work & Culture, Aldrich House, and Mary Elizabeth Robinson Research Center will be temporarily closed until further notice. All programs and events have been moved to virtual formats, postponed, or canceled. Please see our events calendar for updates. Thank you for your understanding.
Writer and filmmaker Rick Beyer will examine the local roots of the WWII deception unit known as the Ghost Army, and discuss his ongoing efforts to uncover this astonishing story. The Pentagon kept it under wraps for more than 40 years after World War II, and it remains little known today.
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