Military Wiki
Im>Srich32977
(add navbar & other tweaks)
 
(Remove a cat)
 
(12 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 2: Line 2:
   
 
The General George Patton Museum of Leadership seeks to inspire visitors to develop their own sense of good leadership, both professional and personal, strengthen the bonds of the Army, Fort Knox, and surrounding communities, foster interest in military history, and deepen the understanding of past choices and future possibilities.
 
The General George Patton Museum of Leadership seeks to inspire visitors to develop their own sense of good leadership, both professional and personal, strengthen the bonds of the Army, Fort Knox, and surrounding communities, foster interest in military history, and deepen the understanding of past choices and future possibilities.
The museum accomplishes this mission by using military history as a vehicle to promote what a leader is and does, along with the Army Values, and to show the challenges and rewards that are inherent in building, training, and leading armies and other organizations.
+
The museum accomplishes this mission by using military history as a vehicle to promote what a leader is and does, along with the Army Values, and to show the challenges and rewards that are inherent in building, training, and leading armies and other organizations.
 
 
==History==
 
==History==
The present building was originally constructed between 1972 and 1992 for the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor without cost to the [[U.S. Government]] by the Cavalry-Armor Foundation (now called the Patton Museum Foundation).
+
The present building was originally constructed between 1972 and 1992 for the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor without cost to the U.S. Government by the Cavalry-Armor Foundation (now called the Patton Museum Foundation).
   
 
As of September 7, 2010, the building will house the newly established "General George Patton Museum of Leadership".
 
As of September 7, 2010, the building will house the newly established "General George Patton Museum of Leadership".
Line 12: Line 11:
 
The museum includes a number of Patton's personal effects, dating from his childhood until the end of [[World War II]], including his office van and touring car.
 
The museum includes a number of Patton's personal effects, dating from his childhood until the end of [[World War II]], including his office van and touring car.
   
The gift store sells mini replica gold bars (2 sizes) from the near by gold depository.
+
The gift store sells mini replica gold bars (2 sizes) from the nearby gold depository.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
Line 21: Line 20:
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
{{Commons category|Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor|Patton Museum}}
+
{{Commons|Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor|Patton Museum}}
 
{{wikiquote|George S. Patton}}
 
{{wikiquote|George S. Patton}}
 
*[http://www.generalpatton.org/ Patton Museum] website
 
*[http://www.generalpatton.org/ Patton Museum] website
Line 27: Line 26:
   
 
{{United States Army history museums}}
 
{{United States Army history museums}}
{{Museums in Kentucky}}
 
 
 
{{coord|37.8965|-85.9742|type:landmark_region:US-KY|display=title}}
 
{{coord|37.8965|-85.9742|type:landmark_region:US-KY|display=title}}
  +
{{Wikipedia|General George Patton Museum of Leadership}}
   
<!-- [[Category:Museums in Kentucky]] via {{Museums in Kentucky}} now -->
 
[[Category:Museums in the Louisville metropolitan area]]
 
 
[[Category:Military and war museums in Kentucky]]
 
[[Category:Military and war museums in Kentucky]]
[[Category:Biographical museums in Kentucky]]
+
[[Category:Biographical museums in the United States]]
[[Category:Museums in Hardin County, Kentucky]]
+
[[Category:Museums in Kentucky]]
 
[[Category:United States Army museums]]
 
[[Category:United States Army museums]]
 
[[Category:Tank museums]]
 
[[Category:Tank museums]]

Latest revision as of 01:01, 19 May 2019

The General George Patton Museum of Leadership is a museum in Fort Knox, Kentucky, dedicated to the memory of General George S. Patton, Jr., and his role as a leader from World War I to the present day. The museum is administered by the U.S. Army Cadet Command, Fort Knox and the US Army Training and Doctrine Command. The museum is open to the public and admission is free.

The General George Patton Museum of Leadership seeks to inspire visitors to develop their own sense of good leadership, both professional and personal, strengthen the bonds of the Army, Fort Knox, and surrounding communities, foster interest in military history, and deepen the understanding of past choices and future possibilities. The museum accomplishes this mission by using military history as a vehicle to promote what a leader is and does, along with the Army Values, and to show the challenges and rewards that are inherent in building, training, and leading armies and other organizations.

History[]

The present building was originally constructed between 1972 and 1992 for the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor without cost to the U.S. Government by the Cavalry-Armor Foundation (now called the Patton Museum Foundation).

As of September 7, 2010, the building will house the newly established "General George Patton Museum of Leadership".

Exhibits[]

The museum includes a number of Patton's personal effects, dating from his childhood until the end of World War II, including his office van and touring car.

The gift store sells mini replica gold bars (2 sizes) from the nearby gold depository.

See also[]

External links[]

Coordinates: 37°53′47″N 85°58′27″W / 37.8965°N 85.9742°W / 37.8965; -85.9742

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).