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Ford Presidential Museum offers free admission on April 8th
Ford Presidential Museum offers free admission on April 8th

News Release:

Grand Rapids, Mich.- Join the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in celebrating Mrs. Ford's 93rd birthday on Friday, April 8, 2011.  The Museum will offer FREE ADMISSION from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Birthday cake, donated by Meijer, will be given to the first 750 visitors.

Included in the free admission is the Ford Museum's feature exhibit, The American Soldier. The courage, camaraderie and human drama of U.S. servicemen and women in action is captured in 116 pictures chosen for a unique exhibition.

It assembles images taken from the earliest use of photographic apparatus to today's digital cameras, and covers Americans in the Civil War, Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Afghanistan and Iraq. Support for The American Solider is provided by the National Archives and Records Administration and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation.