Movie Night at the South Post (3rd Women’s Army Corps Training Center)
April 30, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
Movie Night at the South Post (3rd Women’s Army Corps Training Center) Fort Oglethorpe, GA: On Saturday, April 30, at 8 pm, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will feature a classic movie at the South Post Theatre. During World War II, this theatre was where newly recruited WAC soldiers watched the latest feature films, news reels from the war front, and propaganda shorts, reminding them of why they chose to serve their country. Today, all that is left of the theatre is the concrete pad on which it stood. The WACs called South Post home for several weeks as they trained to replace male soldiers, freeing them to deploy oversees and help bring the war to a close. Join us as we fill the air once again with the sounds from a movie which last showed in this theatre 79 years ago, in 1943. The movie is scheduled to begin at 8:15 pm. If there is inclement weather, the movie will be re-scheduled for Saturday, May 7. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: This program is limited to 50 participants, so reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call 423-821-7786. After making reservations, you will receive a confirmation email, including a map and directions to the program location. PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Chairs (required), Flashlight (required), insect repellant (recommended), water (recommended) We also encourage participants to wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for the weather. www.nps.gov About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 423 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.