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The Fort Devens Museum will be open for a special Open House on Sunday, June 20 from noon to 4 p.m. Open on Tuesdays and Fridays during the week, the museum is pleased to open its doors on a weekend, just in time to celebrate Father’s Day. Come by to see our exhibit which chronicles the history of Devens. Photographs, objects and uniforms tell the story of Devens: Its beginnings as a World War I training camp, its recruit reception center which processed more than 600,000 soldiers during World War II and its iconic quadrangle of brick buildings which housed the Army Security Agency Training Center and School where thousands of officers, enlisted men and civilians were trained as linguists, cryptographers, code operators, traffic analysts and specialists. Items on display include a World War I gas mask, a uniform belonging to Colonel Foreman-Fort Devens’ first Commander, an FBI wanted poster for an escaped prisoner of war, Army Security Agency photographs and letters written home.

Maps will also be available for anyone wishing to take a self-guided driving tour of the accessible areas of Devens. Please call 978-772-1286 for more information or e-mail Visit us online at The Fort Devens Museum is located in Suite 305 at 94 Jackson Road, Devens, MA 01434. Free and open to the public, all are welcome.

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