History of Badger Army Ammunition Plant

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by Cindy McManus

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

March 5, 2013 at 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Location: Jackson Town Hall, 3146 Division Rd. Jackson, WI 53037

Phone: 262-677-3888

Email: russvh.267@sbcglobal.net

Event Description

Verlyn Mueller, President and Archivist of the Badger History Group, tells the history of Badger Ordnance Works. The world's largest ammunitions plant was established in 1942 near Baraboo, Wisconsin and was closed in 1997. The plant supplied ammunition for WWII, the Korean and Vietnam wars and contributed to Wisconsin history. This talk is sponsored by the Jackson Historical Society and presented free to the public. Refreshments will be served.
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