Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
1873 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle, FL 32322 - United States
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum, located at 1873 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle, Florida, was established to honor and preserve the heritage of the men and women who trained at the camp during WWII. Camp Gordon Johnston opened in 1942 in Carrabelle, FL for the sole purpose of training Infantry Divisions and their support units in amphibious operations by U. S. Army Engineer Special Brigades [ESB]. This camp trained a quarter of a million men, closing in June of 1946. Three infantry divisions and two special brigades left here after receiving amphibious training to confront tyranny both in Europe and the Pacific.
The Museum displays over 4,000 square feet of history relating to the camp and the units that trained here and tells stories of those service men and women who were stationed here or locals residents who served in WWII.
Come see artifacts, photos, vehicles, memorabilia and stories of members of the Armed Forces as well as local and civil servant personnel who trained and worked here during the WWII years. Learn about their dedication, fears and heroism at our museum. Be sure to check out our recently constructed Motor Pool building housing our WWII DUKW, Jeep and Lieferwagen. Enjoy a self-guided tour through our wonderful newly created displays. Guided tours are also available with advanced request.
Open Tuesday thru Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.
Come see our new vintage vehicle building housing our WWII DUKW, WWII Jeep and Lieferwagen.
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