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Hear firsthand stories from 93 year old WWII Pilot, Dr. Harold Brown as he recounts his time in combat.

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Hear firsthand stories from 93 year old WWII Pilot, Dr. Harold Brown as he recounts his time in combat. On his 30th mission, March 14, 1945, Dr. Brown was shot down over enemy territory, bailing out of his badly damaged P-51 and being taken as a prisoner of war (POW). For six weeks he was kept captive, the possibility of losing his life staring him starkly in the face. Dangers surrounded him, interrogations, friendly fire, as he was forced to walk from one POW camp to another. Harold will share his story including his liberation by Allied Forces.

Plus we will visit the following:

Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Home Enjoy a guided tour of the home of our 19th president. This home was enjoyed by the family prior to and after his election. Enjoy stories about Lucy Hayes and her name of “Lemonade Lucy” with a special treat.

Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center Enjoy your delicious lunch at one of Fremont’s best kept secrets. The Sisters of Mercy established the retreat center in 1960. We will have lunch at the retreat center and the staff will share its rich history with us.

Liberty Aviation Museum Tour this one-of-a-kind museum that embraces the deep aviation heritage of the area. Enjoy a presentation by Dr. Harold Brown after the tour.

Marblehead Lighthouse See the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation on the U.S. Great Lakes