1. The MacArthur Memorial is a museum and research center dedicated to preserving and presenting the story of the life of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. The Memorial also pays tribute to the millions of men and women who served with General MacArthur in World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. Situated in downtown Norfolk, VA the Memorial consists of a museum, archive and research center, education center, theater, welcome center, and a gift shop. A visit to the Memorial will allow you to explore the life of one of America’s greatest and most complex leaders. Admission is FREE.

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  1. Wed Aug. 17

    Let Freedom Sing The Soldiers’ Chorus of The United States Army Field Band brings “Let Freedom Sing,” a free concert celebration to The MacArthur Memorial Visitors Center Theater on Wednesday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. The concert will explore the heart of the American spirit and honor the veterans of every generation who answered, and continue to answer, the call to defend this great land and are proud to call America “home.” The United States Army Field Band is considered by music critics to be one of the most v...
  2. Thu Aug. 18

    MacArthur and Baseball In his autobiography, General MacArthur summed up the WWII island hopping strategy with a quote from baseball legend Willie Keeler: “hit ‘em where they ain’t.” It wasn’t just a convenient, pithy quote. Football may have been MacArthur’s favorite sport, but baseball was a close runner-up. From playing in the first Army/Navy baseball game as a young cadet to holding special American and National League passes in the 1950s that allowed him a fantastic seat at any MLB game, baseball was a consistent...
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