The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut will hold an original play by Alison Moncrief Bromage featuring the Connecticut aviation pioneer and daredevil, Charles Hamilton. Relive Charles Hamilton’s heroic flights over New Britain, CT in 1910 at this re-enactment program to be presented on January 18, February 15, March 15, and June 21 at the New England Air Museum.
The play will be performed on the following dates at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm:
- Sunday, January 18, 2015
- Sunday, February 15, 2015
- Sunday, March 15, 2015
- Sunday, June 21, 2015
Live the excitement generated by Charles Hamilton’s heroic flights over the New Britain fairgrounds in 1910 in this historical re-enactment program at the New England Air Museum. The part of Charles Hamilton will be played by Peter Hannon, senior at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Performing Arts. This one act play runs for 15 minutes. Museum visitors are invited to enjoy this performance as part of their museum visit included with the cost of admission. These performances are made possible as a result of a cooperative grant with the Connecticut Humanities Council.
The Museum will be open from 10:00 am to 5 pm. Admission is $12 for ages 12 and up, $11 for seniors 65 and up and $6.50 for ages 4 to 11. Children under 3 are admitted free. For more information, visit www.neam.org or call (860) 623-3305.
The New England Air Museum is the largest aviation museum in New England and is a private, non-profit educational institution that was organized in 1959. Three larger hangars and an outdoor display contain more than 80 aircraft with permanent exhibits that include the oldest surviving aircraft in the U.S. – the 1870 Silas M. Brooks Balloon Basket, as well as an S-39 Amphibian plane – the first aircraft built in Connecticut by aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky. Featured year-round are many historical aircraft and exhibits including a focus on World War II’s Tuskegee Airmen, and a display about Amelia Earhart alongside a LockheedModel 10 Electra – the same type of plane flown by the female aviator. The Air Museum is dedicated to preserving and presenting historically significant aircraft and related artifacts, engaging visitors through high-quality exhibits helping them to understand aviation technology and history and inspiring students through innovative and hands-on educational programs. It is owned and operated by the Connecticut Aeronautical Historical Association and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, with four full-time employees, 18 part-time employees, and more than 175 volunteers. The New England Air Museum is located on 36 Perimeter Road (off Route 75) on the North end of the Bradley International Airport airfield in Windsor Locks, Conn. It is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, and features a large gift shop. For more information, www.neam.org or (860) 623-3305 or Facebook at New England Air Museum.