AUSTIN, TEXAS –An exhibit featuring the tale of Fredericksburg, Texas resident Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz is on display at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport now until Dec. 31.
Located in the Barbara Jordan Terminal past security checkpoints and available to ticketed passengers only, the 50 Years in Fredericksburg exhibit can be seen in the East Airside Gallery, behind the Austin Article near Gate 8.
The exhibit that showcases Nimitz, who distinguished himself in the Battle of Midway and served as as the Commander in Chief of Naval Operations during WWII, also shows the history of the National Museum of the Pacific War from the beginning. Additionally, passengers can see how the Fredericksburg museum has grown and expanded from its original site of the Nimitz Hotel to today’s six-acre complex with Memorial Courtyard, Plaza of Presidents, Japanese Garden of Peace and a regular schedule of educational programming and re-enactments.
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