Dirigible!! Airships Over Arcadia During World War I at the Arcadia Historical Museum
December 28, 2010 through February 19, 2011;
Special Program: January 8, 2011 at 1p.m.
This historic exhibit delves into the period nearing the end of the Great War (World War I), 1918 in Arcadia. Our City was the home of Ross Airfield and the Arcadia Balloon School on the site of today’s, Arcadia County Park. What did Arcadia look like in 1918? Who was at the balloon school? What was the purpose of these giant balloons that hung in our skies? Is there any trace left of the school and its brave men? Find the answers at the Arcadia Historical Museum located at 380 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California.
The Arcadia Historical Museum is located at 380 W. Huntington Drive, immediately behind the Community Center. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is always free.