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2 months ago

Collings Foundation

Hi everyone. Hope you are all healthy and getting through the virus pandemic best you can. With the virus, all operations have been put on hold, so not much to report. During the time we have been posting articles around the tank collection in the new American Heritage Museum in MA. This is an amazing place and hope all of you have a chance to visit sometime in the future. We will feature several articles on CF aircraft in the next month - Stay Tuned!
Evolution of the Tank: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/2020/04/evolution-of-the-tank-part-1/
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3 months ago

Collings Foundation

Hi There Parents! Looking for something for your children to do while at home? The Cobi building block models are terrific projects for kids big and small. We have a great selection to choose from in the American Heritage Museum store. We ship as soon as the orders come in. Your purchase helps the Collings Foundation and AHM. See the full inventory in the AHM Online Store:https://www.collingsfoundation.org/product-category/special-items-toys-calendars/ ...

3 months ago

Collings Foundation

A dear friend of the Collings Foundation and WWII veteran Frank Tedesco passed away on February 29, 2020 at the age of 99. Born and raised in Weymouth, Frank graduated from Weymouth High School. He went on to further his education, by receiving a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska.

Frank proudly served his country in the United States Army Air Corps during WW II as a B24 Liberator Pilot. Over the years, he received many awards for his military service, most recently in May of 2019, Frank was awarded a high medal of honor, the Legion D’Honneur for his service alongside France, during WW II. Before retirement, Frank worked for many years as an Aircraft Engineer for General Electric.
He spent countless hours volunteering: building the Spirit of Massachusetts in Boston, restoring a B24J Liberator with the Collings Foundation, in Stow, MA and public speaking educating the public on events of WW II. Frank’s passion for photography was evident by his numerous features in publications. On the weekends, he loved to sing and perform at clubs and piano bars. Frank frequented the Wings of Freedom tour and the Collings Foundation's living history events over many years. He was always the epitome of "The Greatest Generation."

Frank was a kind, selfless, and loving man who cared for his family. He will be deeply missed by all who were blessed to have known him.
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Move Through The Ages

June 20 @ 10:00 am - June 21 @ 5:00 pm

$25.00

This is a spring event everyone looks forward to! The Collings Foundation brings out all of its most rare and beautiful classic cars, sprint racers, antique automobiles, carriages and stage coach for a transportation themed exhibition. American history and culture is intertwined with the presentations, making it informative as well as entertaining! Rare cars such as Al Capone’s V-16 Cadillac and Fred Duesenberg’s SJ Dual Cowl Duesenberg will be out in the sunshine. There will be a race featuring several vintage sprint cars. Rides in the M5 high speed tractor and M10 Wolverine tank will be available.

Details

Start:
June 20 @ 10:00 am
End:
June 21 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$25.00
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Venue

American Heritage Museum / Collings Foundation
568 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749 United States
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Phone:
978-562-9182
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